Tropical Storm Claudette: 5am Tuesday

…Claudette Weakens Slightly While It Moves Northeastward…


Summary Of 500 Am EDT…0900 Utc…Information


Location…40.1n 63.3w

About 310 Mi…500 Km S Of Halifax Nova Scotia

Maximum Sustained Winds…45 Mph…75 Km/H

Present Movement…Ne Or 50 Degrees At 20 Mph…31 Km/H

Minimum Central Pressure…1004 Mb…29.65 Inches


There Are No Coastal Watches Or Warnings In Effect.


At 500 Am EDT (0900 Utc), The Center Of Tropical Storm Claudette Was

Located Near Latitude 40.1 North, Longitude 63.3 West. Claudette Is

Moving Toward The Northeast Near 20 Mph (31 Km/H). A Northeastward

To North-Northeastward Motion With Some Increase In Forward Speed Is

Expected During The Next Day Or So. On The Forecast Track, The

Center Will Move Southeast Of Nova Scotia Today And Approach

Newfoundland On Wednesday.


Maximum Sustained Winds Have Decreased To Near 45 Mph (75 Km/H)

With Higher Gusts. Slow Weakening Is Forecast, And Claudette Is

Expected To Become A Post-Tropical Cyclone By Tonight, And To

Dissipate By Wednesday Night.


Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 70 Miles (110 Km)

From The Center.


The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1004 Mb (29.65 Inches).


Hazards Affecting Land… None


Next Complete Advisory At 1100 Am EDT.

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