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Post-tropical Cyclone Elsa at 43.0°N - 69.5°W

Last observation: 10 Jul 2021 - 04:56 UTC

North Atlantic Ocean

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30 Jun 2021 - 9 Jul 2021

Approximately 700 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

9 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS FOR THE NEW ENGLAND COAST HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED... ...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST US THIS EVENING... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 43.0, -69.5 with movement NE at 35 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOOD THREAT SPREADING NORTHWARD ACROSS NEW ENGLAND... ...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS OCCURING OVER SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS.... As of 2:00 PM EDT Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 42.0, -71.0 with movement NE at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA OVER EASTERN LONG ISLAND... ...HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO SPREAD NORTHWARD ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES... As of 11:00 AM EDT Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 41.0, -72.1 with movement NE at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND AND THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES... As of 8:00 AM EDT Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 40.2, -73.1 with movement NE at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA RACING ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY TOWARD EASTERN LONG ISLAND AND EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS... ...FLASH FLOODING THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES... As of 5:00 AM EDT Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 39.4, -74.3 with movement NE at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS THE DELMARVA TOWARD DELAWARE BAY... ...FLASH FLOODING THREAT IN THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES CONTINUES... As of 2:00 AM EDT Fri Jul 9 the center of Elsa was located near 38.3, -75.7 with movement NE at 25 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...ELSA APPROACHING CHESAPEAKE BAY... ...FLASH FLOODING THREAT IN THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES CONTINUES... As of 11:00 PM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 37.6, -76.5 with movement NE at 25 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT FROM ELSA CONTINUES ESPECIALLY FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES INTO NEW ENGLAND... As of 8:00 PM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 36.8, -77.4 with movement NE at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA SLIGHTLY STRONGER... ...HEADED FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST.... As of 5:00 PM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 36.3, -78.3 with movement NE at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA CONTINUES MOVING NORTHEASTWARD OVER NORTH CAROLINA... ...HEAVY RAINS SPREADING INTO VIRGINIA... As of 2:00 PM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 35.6, -79.0 with movement NE at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVES INTO NORTH CAROLINA... ...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE... As of 11:00 AM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 35.0, -79.7 with movement NE at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...TORRENTIAL RAINS OVER THE CAROLINAS AS ELSA HEADS NORTHEASTWARD... As of 8:00 AM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 34.2, -80.5 with movement NE at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA MOVES INTO SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NEW ENGLAND STATES... As of 5:00 AM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 33.4, -81.3 with movement NE at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA MOVING THROUGH EASTERN GEORGIA... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA COASTS... As of 2:00 AM EDT Thu Jul 8 the center of Elsa was located near 32.7, -82.0 with movement NNE at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES... As of 11:00 PM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 32.1, -82.3 with movement NNE at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

8 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA OVER SOUTHERN GEORGIA PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST AND VERY HEAVY RAIN... As of 8:00 PM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 31.4, -82.7 with movement NNE at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING INTO SOUTHERN GEORGIA ACCOMPANIED BY VERY HEAVY RAINS... As of 5:00 PM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 30.8, -83.4 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA INLAND AND WEAKENING OVER NORTHERN FLORIDA... As of 2:00 PM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 30.3, -83.5 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA MAKING LANDFALL IN TAYLOR COUNTY ALONG THE NORTH FLORIDA GULF COAST... As of 11:00 AM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 29.9, -83.6 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA APPROACHING THE NORTHERN FLORIDA GULF COAST... As of 8:00 AM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 29.2, -83.6 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING NORTHWARD ALMOST PARALLEL TO THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA... ...HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE SPREADING INLAND ACROSS THE WESTERN FLORIDA PENINSULA... As of 5:00 AM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 28.5, -83.5 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM... ...HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE SPREADING INLAND ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA... As of 2:00 AM EDT Wed Jul 7 the center of Elsa was located near 27.9, -83.5 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING NORTHWARD JUST OFFSHORE THE TAMPA BAY AREA... ...HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS SPREADING INLAND ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA... As of 11:00 PM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 27.3, -83.2 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

7 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA REGAINS HURRICANE STATUS SOUTHWEST OF TAMPA BAY... ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT EN ROUTE TO INVESTIGATE THE HURRICANE... As of 8:00 PM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 26.6, -83.1 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BEFORE LANDFALL OVER THE NORTHERN FLORIDA GULF COAST... As of 5:00 PM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 25.8, -83.0 with movement N at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH... ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE FLORIDA GULF COAST... As of 2:00 PM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 25.4, -83.0 with movement N at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE FLORIDA KEYS... ...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES OVER WEST-CENTRAL CUBA... As of 11:00 AM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 24.9, -82.8 with movement NNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA JUST WEST OF KEY WEST... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN... As of 8:00 AM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 24.5, -82.6 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA NEAR THE FLORIDA KEYS... ...HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA... As of 5:00 AM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 24.1, -82.4 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA NOW OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS... ...CONDITIONS BEGINNING TO DETERIORATE ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS... As of 2:00 AM EDT Tue Jul 6 the center of Elsa was located near 23.9, -82.3 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...ELSA BACK OVER WATER BUT STILL PRODUCING HEAVY RAINS OVER CUBA... ...EXPECTED TO MOVE NEAR THE LOWER FLORIDA KEYS AND THE DRY TORTUGAS ON TUESDAY... As of 11:00 PM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 23.5, -82.3 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

6 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA PASSING JUST EAST OF HAVANA CUBA WITH HEAVY RAINS... ...EXPECTED TO MOVE NEAR THE LOWER FLORIDA KEYS ON TUESDAY... As of 8:00 PM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 22.9, -81.9 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING OVER WESTERN CUBA WITH HEAVY RAINS... ...EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR THE LOWER FLORIDA KEYS ON TUESDAY... As of 5:00 PM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 22.7, -81.9 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA MAKING LANDFALL ON THE SOUTH COAST OF CUBA WHILE BRINGING FLOODING RAINS... As of 2:00 PM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 22.2, -81.6 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...ELSA NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF CUBA... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING EXTENDED NORTHWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA... As of 11:00 AM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 21.5, -81.2 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA NEARING LANDFALL IN WEST-CENTRAL CUBA... As of 8:00 AM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 21.4, -80.7 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA JUST SOUTH OF CENTRAL CUBA... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS AND WATCHES EXTENDED NORTHWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA... As of 5:00 AM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 21.0, -79.9 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA JUST SOUTH OF CENTRAL CUBA... ...CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN CUBA LATER THIS MORNING... As of 2:00 AM EDT Mon Jul 5 the center of Elsa was located near 20.8, -79.6 with movement NW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS ELSA A LITTLE STRONGER... ...LANDFALL ACROSS CENTRAL CUBA EXPECTED BY MONDAY AFTERNOON... As of 11:00 PM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 20.6, -79.2 with movement NW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING AWAY FROM SOUTHEASTERN CUBA AND JAMAICA... ...EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL CUBA ON MONDAY... As of 8:00 PM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 20.2, -78.7 with movement NW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS CUBA ON MONDAY... As of 5:00 PM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 19.8, -77.9 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA NEAR EASTERN CUBA... As of 2:00 PM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 19.3, -77.4 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS... As of 11:00 AM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 18.7, -76.8 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA VERY NEAR JAMAICA... ...HEAVY RAINS AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED TO SPREAD OVER EASTERN CUBA... As of 8:00 AM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 18.3, -76.2 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA VERY NEAR EASTERN CUBA AND JAMAICA... ...HEAVY RAINS AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED THERE TODAY... As of 5:00 AM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 18.1, -75.5 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS ELSA FURTHER EAST... ...CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE IN EASTERN CUBA AND JAMAICA LATER THIS MORNING... As of 2:00 AM EDT Sun Jul 4 the center of Elsa was located near 17.9, -75.1 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS ELSA A LITTLE WEAKER AND MOVING SLOWER BETWEEN HAITI AND JAMAICA... As of 11:00 PM EDT Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 17.9, -75.3 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

4 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA SLOWS DOWN AS IT PASSES BETWEEN HAITI AND JAMAICA... ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT EN ROUTE TO INVESTIGATE THE STORM... As of 8:00 PM EDT Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 17.8, -74.7 with movement WNW at 23 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA CLOSE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENINSULA OF HAITI... ...NEW TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN CUBA AND THE FLORIDA KEYS... As of 5:00 PM EDT Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 17.5, -73.9 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...CENTER OF ELSA PASSING SOUTH OF THE SOUTHWESTERN PENINSULA OF HAITI... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OCCURRING OVER PORTIONS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI... As of 2:00 PM EDT Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 17.3, -73.0 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE OVER PORTIONS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR EASTERN CUBA... As of 11:00 AM EDT Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 17.0, -71.6 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING RAPIDLY TOWARD THE SOUTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA... ...CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE THERE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS... As of 8:00 AM AST Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 16.5, -70.3 with movement WNW at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA NEARING THE SOUTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA... ...CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE THERE LATER THIS MORNING... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 16.2, -69.0 with movement WNW at 31 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA... ...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER TODAY IN PORTIONS OF HISPANIOLA... As of 2:00 AM AST Sat Jul 3 the center of Elsa was located near 15.5, -67.8 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS ELSA A LITTLE WEAKER... ...HURRICANE EXPECTED TO RESTRENGTHEN BY LATE SATURDAY... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 14.8, -66.3 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

3 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING QUICKLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA AS A CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE... ...AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING ELSA... As of 8:00 PM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 14.4, -65.1 with movement WNW at 30 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA MOVING THROUGH THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA... ...HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR EASTERN CUBA... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 14.2, -63.7 with movement W at 30 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA STRENGTHENS MORE AS IT MOVES INTO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA... As of 2:00 PM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 13.7, -62.5 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC No description available

2 Jul 2021 - 12:30 UTC ...ELSA STRENGTHENS TO A HURRICANE... As of 8:30 AM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 13.1, -60.1 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 11:45 UTC ...ELSA STRENGTHENS TO A HURRICANE... As of 7:45 AM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 12.9, -59.8 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...ELSA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE AND IS VERY NEAR THE LESSER ANTILLES... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THERE IN A COUPLE OF HOURS... As of 5:00 AM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 12.7, -58.6 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...ELSA APPROACHING THE LESSER ANTILLES... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THERE LATER THIS MORNING... As of 2:00 AM AST Fri Jul 2 the center of Elsa was located near 12.1, -57.2 with movement WNW at 26 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...ELSA A LITTLE STRONGER... ...MOVING QUICKLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARDS THE LESSER ANTILLES... As of 11:00 PM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 11.8, -55.9 with movement WNW at 26 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

2 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...ELSA HEADING TOWARD THE LESSER ANTILLES... ...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR JAMAICA AND A PORTION OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC... As of 8:00 PM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 11.4, -54.7 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...ELSA STILL MOVING RAPIDLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... ...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF HAITI... As of 5:00 PM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 11.2, -53.8 with movement WNW at 29 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...ELSA NOW MOVING RAPIDLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... As of 2:00 PM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 10.6, -52.6 with movement WNW at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...ELSA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE AS IT RACES TOWARD THE WINDWARD ISLANDS... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 10.1, -51.4 with movement W at 28 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...ELSA CONTINUING QUICKLY WESTWARD... As of 8:00 AM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 9.6, -50.2 with movement W at 25 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM ELSA... As of 5:00 AM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Elsa was located near 9.4, -48.8 with movement W at 25 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVING RAPIDLY WESTWARD OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM SOON... As of 2:00 AM AST Thu Jul 1 the center of Five was located near 9.5, -47.4 with movement W at 24 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM EARLY THURSDAY... As of 11:00 PM AST Wed Jun 30 the center of Five was located near 9.6, -46.3 with movement W at 23 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

1 Jul 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...DISTURBANCE OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY... As of 8:00 PM AST Wed Jun 30 the center of Five was located near 9.6, -44.6 with movement WNW at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

30 Jun 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN THE ATLANTIC BECOMING BETTER ORGANIZED... ...TROPICAL STORM WATCHES ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES... As of 5:00 PM AST Wed Jun 30 the center of Five was located near 9.6, -43.7 with movement WNW at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Elsa at 43.0°N - 69.5°W

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