NOAA GOES Image Viewer website
6 Dec 2022 - 12:24 EST
6 Dec 2022 - 17:24 UTC

Tropical Storm Julia at 12.4°N - 86.2°W

Last observation: 09 Oct 2022 - 20:41 UTC

Nicaragua

« 2022 Storms »

6 Oct 2022 - 9 Oct 2022


Storm images and information

NHC Storm Description:

9 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...JULIA MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS NICARAGUA, APPROACHING THE PACIFIC COAST... ...RISK OF LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.4, -86.2 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...JULIA MOVING ACROSS NICARAGUA... ...RISK OF LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO CONTINUES THROUGH TUESDAY... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.4, -85.4 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...JULIA MOVING WESTWARD ACROSS NICARAGUA, STILL AS A HURRICANE... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH TUESDAY... As of 8:00 AM EDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.4, -84.6 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 989 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 5:00 AM EDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.4, -84.0 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 7:15 UTC ...JULIA MAKES LANDFALL IN NICARAGUA NEAR LAGUNA DE PERLAS... As of 3:15 AM EDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.4, -83.6 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 2:00 AM EDT Sun Oct 9 the center of Julia was located near 12.5, -83.3 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 11:00 PM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.5, -82.7 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 988 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

9 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 8:00 PM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.5, -82.0 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 989 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 23:00 UTC ...JULIA BECOMES A HURRICANE... As of 7:00 PM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.5, -81.7 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 5:00 PM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.6, -81.3 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...JULIA HEADING TOWARD NICARAGUA IN A HURRY... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA AND SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 2:00 PM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.6, -80.5 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...JULIA A LITTLE STRONGER AND EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 11:00 AM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.6, -79.9 with movement W at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS INVESTIGATING JULIA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 8:00 AM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.8, -79.0 with movement W at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...JULIA EXPECTED TO QUICKLY STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST OF NICARAGUA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 5:00 AM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.7, -78.0 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND JULIA IS STRENGTHENING... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BEFORE REACHING THE COAST OF NICARAGUA ON SUNDAY... As of 2:00 AM EDT Sat Oct 8 the center of Julia was located near 12.7, -77.2 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...JULIA EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES QUICKLY WESTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 11:00 PM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Julia was located near 12.8, -76.1 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

8 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...NOAA AND AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS REPORT THAT JULIA HAS STRENGTHENED A LITTLE... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 8:00 PM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Julia was located near 12.8, -75.2 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE NICARAGUA COAST... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE FROM HEAVY RAINS OVER CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 5:00 PM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Julia was located near 13.0, -74.7 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...JULIA EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN WHILE MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA... As of 2:00 PM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Julia was located near 12.9, -73.9 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM JULIA FORMS OFF THE GUAJIRA PENINSULA... ...HURRICANE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ISSUED FOR NICARAGUA AND THE OFFSHORE COLOMBIAN ISLANDS... As of 11:00 AM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Julia was located near 12.7, -73.1 with movement W at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION MOVING OVER THE GUAJIRA PENINSULA... ...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER NORTHERN COLOMBIA AND NORTHWESTERN VENEZUELA... As of 8:00 AM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Thirteen was located near 12.3, -71.9 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE GUAJIRA PENINSULA OF COLOMBIA THIS MORNING... ...HEAVY RAINS TO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA TODAY... As of 5:00 AM EDT Fri Oct 7 the center of Thirteen was located near 12.1, -71.1 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE GUAJIRA PENINSULA OF COLOMBIA THIS MORNING... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA TODAY... As of 2:00 AM AST Fri Oct 7 the center of Thirteen was located near 12.0, -70.4 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DISTURBANCE BECOMES A TROPICAL DEPRESSION NEAR THE ABC ISLANDS AND THE COAST OF NORTHWESTERN VENEZUELA... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH FRIDAY... As of 11:00 PM AST Thu Oct 6 the center of Thirteen was located near 11.9, -69.8 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

7 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT CURRENTLY SURVEYING THE DISTURBANCE... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH FRIDAY... As of 8:00 PM AST Thu Oct 6 the center of Thirteen was located near 11.7, -69.1 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

6 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...DISTURBANCE BECOMING BETTER ORGANIZED... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH FRIDAY... As of 5:00 PM AST Thu Oct 6 the center of Thirteen was located near 11.6, -68.7 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

6 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR SAN ANDRES, PROVIDENCIA, AND SANTA CATALINA ISLANDS... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA THROUGH FRIDAY... As of 2:00 PM AST Thu Oct 6 the center of Thirteen was located near 11.5, -67.7 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

6 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DISTURBANCE OVER THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN SEA EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ABC ISLANDS AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Oct 6 the center of Thirteen was located near 11.4, -67.0 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Tropical Storm Julia at 12.4°N - 86.2°W

GeoColor

True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

GLM FED

Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor
9 Oct 2022 - 20:46 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Day Convection

RGB used to identify areas of rapid intensification
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Night Microphysics

RGB to distinguish clouds from fog
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Sandwich RGB

Blend combines IR band 13 with visual band 3
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

AirMass RGB

RGB based on data from IR & water vapor
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour


Band 1

0.47 µm
Blue - Visible
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 2

0.64 µm
Red - Visible
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 3

0.86 µm
Veggie - Near IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 4

1.37 µm
Cirrus - Near IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 5

1.6 µm
Snow/Ice - Near IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 6

2.2 µm
Cloud Particle - Near IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 7

3.9 µm
Shortwave Window - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 8

6.2 µm
Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 9

6.9 µm
Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 10

7.3 µm
Lower-level Water Vapor - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 11

8.4 µm
Cloud Top - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 12

9.6 µm
Ozone - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 13

10.3 µm
Clean Longwave Window - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 14

11.2 µm
Longwave Window - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 15

12.3 µm
Dirty Longwave Window - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour

Band 16

13.3 µm
CO₂ Longwave - IR
9 Oct 2022 - 20:40 UTC

Last update > 1 hour