Hurricane Hilary’s Path: National Hurricane Center Issues Public Advisory for Hilary, TS Ophelia and TD Seventeen

By on Sep 25, 2011 in Science, Weather, World Comments

TS Ophelia and TD Seventeen
Image Credit: nhc.noaa.gov

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued an update and public advirsory for 2011 Hurricane Hilary, Tropical Storm Ophelia, and Tropical Depression Seventeen, on September 24, 2011.

Hilary moves Westward, away from Mexico; TS Ophelia moves Westward as well, and TD Seventeen is just below tropical storm strength and is over the far Eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean.

The National Hurricane Center issued this public advisory for Hurricane Hilary:

HURRICANE HILARY ADVISORY NUMBER 14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP092011
800 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2011

…MAJOR HURRICANE HILARY MOVING WESTWARD AWAY FROM THE COAST
OF MEXICO…

SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…16.6N 106.2W
ABOUT 210 MI…335 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…140 MPH…220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…946 MB…27.94 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT

TS Ophelia has strengthened as it moves about 540 miles east of Leeward Islands. The NHC has issued this public advisory for TS Ophelia:

TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL162011
1100 AM AST SAT SEP 24 2011

…OPHELIA CONTINUES MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…17.8N 56.0W
ABOUT 385 MI…620 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

For TD Seventeen, this public advisory was issued by the National Hurricane Center:

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…11.0N 26.7W
ABOUT 305 MI…490 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

Tropical Depression Seventeen is also part of the 2011 Pacific hurricane season. Its present path does not pose any threat to populated areas, but the National Hurricane Center keeps watch for it, just like Hurricane Hilary and Tropical Storm Ophelia.



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