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Post-tropical Cyclone Josephine at 20.9°N - 65.8°W

North Atlantic Ocean

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11 Aug 2020 - 16 Aug 2020

Approximately 1200 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

16 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...JOSEPHINE DEGENERATES INTO A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 5:00 PM AST Sun Aug 16 the center of Josephine was located near 20.9, -65.8 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1010 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

16 Aug 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...JOSEPHINE CONTINUES TO LOSE ORGANIZATION AS IT PASSES TO THE NORTH OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS... As of 11:00 AM AST Sun Aug 16 the center of Josephine was located near 20.4, -65.0 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

16 Aug 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...JOSEPHINE LOSING ORGANIZATION AS IT PASSES TO THE NORTH OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND VIRGIN ISLANDS... As of 5:00 AM AST Sun Aug 16 the center of Josephine was located near 20.3, -64.0 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Aug 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS JOSEPHINE BARELY MAINTAINING TROPICAL STORM STATUS... As of 11:00 PM AST Sat Aug 15 the center of Josephine was located near 20.1, -62.6 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...CENTER OF JOSEPHINE CONTINUING TO PASS NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Aug 15 the center of Josephine was located near 20.0, -61.6 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Aug 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...CENTER OF JOSEPHINE PASSING TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS... As of 11:00 AM AST Sat Aug 15 the center of Josephine was located near 19.1, -60.2 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Aug 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE JOSEPHINE LATER THIS MORNING... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Aug 15 the center of Josephine was located near 18.9, -58.4 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Aug 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...SATELLITE WIND DATA SHOW JOSEPHINE IS SLIGHTLY STRONGER... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Aug 14 the center of Josephine was located near 18.3, -57.4 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS CENTER OF JOSEPHINE A LITTLE FARTHER TO THE NORTH... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Aug 14 the center of Josephine was located near 17.8, -56.1 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Aug 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE JOSEPHINE THIS AFTERNOON... As of 11:00 AM AST Fri Aug 14 the center of Josephine was located near 16.1, -54.7 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Aug 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...JOSEPHINE CONTINUES ON ITS WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TRACK OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 AM AST Fri Aug 14 the center of Josephine was located near 15.3, -53.3 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Aug 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...JOSEPHINE HEADING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC... As of 11:00 PM AST Thu Aug 13 the center of Josephine was located near 14.8, -52.2 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC No description available

13 Aug 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Aug 13 the center of Josephine was located near 13.7, -49.2 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Aug 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION IS DISORGANIZED AT THIS TIME BUT STILL EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM... As of 5:00 AM AST Thu Aug 13 the center of Eleven was located near 12.9, -47.9 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

13 Aug 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...STRUGGLING DEPRESSION HEADING WESTWARD... ...STILL EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM SOON... As of 11:00 PM AST Wed Aug 12 the center of Eleven was located near 12.5, -47.1 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

12 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC

12 Aug 2020 - 15:00 UTC

12 Aug 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY... As of 5:00 AM AST Wed Aug 12 the center of Eleven was located near 12.2, -42.9 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

12 Aug 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION FORECAST TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN... As of 11:00 PM AST Tue Aug 11 the center of Eleven was located near 12.0, -41.5 with movement W at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

11 Aug 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC OCEAN... As of 5:00 PM AST Tue Aug 11 the center of Eleven was located near 11.7, -40.0 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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