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6 pm News Items on Tropical Storm Beta And Hurricane Teddy
By Bahamas Department of Meteorology
Sep 21, 2020 - 6:15:01 PM

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NEWS ITEM

THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM BETA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 6PM, MONDAY, 21STSEPTEMBER, 2020.

...SLOW-MOVING BETA GETTING CLOSER TO THE TEXAS COAST...

...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER THE CENTRAL TEXAS COASTAL AREA...

AT 5:00 5M EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BETA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.2° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 96.1° WESTOR 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PORT OCONNOR TEXAS.

BETA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MILES PER HOUR AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE TODAY. A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED AND A SHARP TURN TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST BEFORE BETA REACHES THE TEXAS COAST. WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED ONCE BETA MOVES INLAND.

THIS SYSTEM POSES NO THREAT TO THE BAHAMAS.

 

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED 6AM TUESDAY.

 

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE

ISSUED: 21/09/20 @ 5:25 PM

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NEWS ITEM

THIS IS A NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE TEDDY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE AT 6PM, MONDAY, 21STSEPTEMBER, 2020.

...TEDDY ABOUT TO GET LARGER AND STRONGER NORTH OF BERMUDA...

...LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED ALONG WESTERN ATLANTIC BEACHES FOR A FEW MORE DAYS...

AT 5:00 PM EDT, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE TEDDY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.2° NORTHAND LONGITUDE 62.0° WEST OR 175 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE BERMUDA.

TEDDY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 23 MILES PER HOUR AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST ON TUESDAY. TEDDY SHOULD TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND MOVE OVER EASTERN NOVA SCOTIA ON WEDNESDAY THEN OVER THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE LATE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. TEDDY IS EXPECTED TO GAIN STRENGTH OVERNIGHT, BUT WEAKEN STEADILY BY WEDNESDAY AND BECOME A STRONG POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BEFORE REACHING NOVA SCOTIA.

THIS SYSTEM POSES NO THREAT TO THE BAHAMAS.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED 6AM TUESDAY.

 

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE

ISSUED: 21/09/20 @ 5:20 PM

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