…CLAUDETTE EXPECTED TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL TONIGHT…
SUMMARY OF 500 PM
ABOUT 240 MI…385 KM SE OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
At 500 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Claudette was
located near latitude 42.5 North, longitude 59.8 West. Claudette is
moving toward the northeast near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue overnight.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is likely, and Claudette is expected to become a
post-tropical cyclone tonight. Dissipation is forecast on
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).