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Tropical Update

Tropical Cyclone Development - Gulf of Mexico

Post Date:10/17/2019 9:30 AM

Overview:

There is a HIGH (80%) chance of tropical cyclone development over the next 2 days.  

·  This system is expected to move generally northeastward and could bring some impacts to the northern Gulf Coast in the next 2 days.

 

Impacts:

·  At this time impacts will be highly dependent on the development and eventual track

·  Most likely time frame for impacts will be Friday afternoon through Saturday

o A farther west track will increase the impacts.

§ Heavy rain, strong winds, and high tide potential will increase and tropical watches may be issued.

o A farther east track could very well lead to very limited impacts.

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