Debby Forms In The Atlantic

posted by Steve Hall - 

Subtropical Storm Debby

Miami, Fla. (Newsradio 970 WFLA)-The National Hurricane Center has named that disturbance in the north Atlantic Subtropical Storm Debby.                    

...SUBTROPICAL STORM DEBBY FORMS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC...
...EXPECTED TO BE SHORT LIVED...


SUMMARY
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LOCATION...38.9N 48.5W
ABOUT 1160 MI...1870 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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The center of Subtropical Storm Debby was
located near latitude 38.9 North, longitude 48.5 West. The storm is
moving toward the north near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general
motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next
24 hours. A gradual turn to the northeast is anticipated thereafter.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Debby is forecast to dissipate in a couple of days.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km) to the
northeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).

Graphic courtesy National Hurricane Center

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