Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical Storm Erika is located about 75 mi…125 km S of Guantanamo Cuba with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 20 mph…31 km/h.

Erika has devastated Dominica where nine inches of rain fell late on Wednesday, and six more early on Thursday, causing floods and landslides. At least 20 people have died with Katy least 31 more still missing.

Hurricane Ignacio is located about 660 mi…1060 km ESE of Hilo Hawaii and about 870 mi…1400 km ESE of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…90 mph…150 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 300 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Hurricane Kilo is located about 260 mi…420 km WNW of Johnston Island and about 765 mi…1230 km SSE of Midway Island with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 285 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Hurricane Jimena is located about 1220 mi…1965 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…150 mph…240 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Invest 99L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that has the potential for tropical development.

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