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Post-tropical Cyclone Karl at 18.6°N - 93.0°W

Gulf of Mexico

Last observation: 15 Oct 2022 - 16:41 UTC

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11 Oct 2022 - 15 Oct 2022


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15 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...KARL BECOMES A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE... ...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL COULD STILL RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO THIS WEEKEND... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sat Oct 15 the center of Karl was located near 18.6, -93.0 with movement SW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

15 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...KARL BECOMES A TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND ALL COASTAL WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED... ...HEAVY RAINFALL FROM KARL COULD STILL RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.1, -92.8 with movement S at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

15 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHT INVESTIGATING KARL... ...HEAVY RAINFALL FROM KARL COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.2, -92.6 with movement SSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHT SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE KARL THIS EVENING... ...HEAVY RAINFALL FROM KARL COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.5, -92.9 with movement SSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...HEAVY RAINFALL FROM KARL COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 1:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.5, -92.8 with movement S at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO SPREAD OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO BEGINNING LATER TODAY... ...HEAVY RAINFALL COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES INTO THE WEEKEND... As of 10:00 AM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.4, -92.7 with movement SSE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS ARE INVESTIGATING KARL... ...EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 AM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 19.9, -92.3 with movement SE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...KARL CONTINUES MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 AM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 20.2, -92.4 with movement SE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...POORLY-ORGANIZED KARL MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE BAY OF CAMPECHE... ...EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 1:00 AM CDT Fri Oct 14 the center of Karl was located near 20.4, -92.5 with movement SE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...KARL MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE BAY OF CAMPECHE... ...EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 20.6, -92.8 with movement SE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING TROPICAL STORM KARL OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 20.8, -93.1 with movement SSE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...KARL EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 PM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 20.9, -93.5 with movement SSE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...KARL EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 1:00 PM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 21.2, -93.7 with movement SSE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...KARL MOVING SOUTH-SOUTHEASTWARD... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE COAST OF THE BAY OF CAMPECHE... As of 10:00 AM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 21.7, -93.9 with movement SSE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT DATA SHOWS THAT KARL IS FINALLY BEGINNING TO MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD... As of 7:00 AM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 22.1, -94.1 with movement SE at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...KARL REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY... ...EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH-SOUTHEAST LATER TODAY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 22.4, -94.4 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...KARL REMAINS NEARLY STATIONARY... ...EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTH LATER TODAY... As of 1:00 AM CDT Thu Oct 13 the center of Karl was located near 22.5, -94.3 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...KARL NEARLY STATIONARY... ...EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTH ON THURSDAY... As of 10:00 PM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 22.4, -94.3 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

13 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS INVESTIGATING KARL... As of 7:00 PM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 22.4, -94.2 with movement NNE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...KARL FORECAST TO MEANDER OVERNIGHT... As of 4:00 PM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 22.2, -94.4 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE PLANE FINDS KARL STRENGTHENING... As of 1:00 PM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 22.0, -94.5 with movement N at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE PLANE FINDS KARL MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWARD... As of 10:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 21.7, -94.7 with movement N at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...KARL MOVING SLOWLY AND BEGINNING TO STRENGTHEN... As of 7:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 21.5, -94.8 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...KARL MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD AND EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN... As of 4:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 21.1, -94.9 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...KARL EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY WHILE IT MOVES SLOWLY OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 1:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 12 the center of Karl was located near 20.8, -94.9 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...KARL FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY WHILE IT MOVES SLOWLY OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Tue Oct 11 the center of Karl was located near 20.5, -94.9 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

12 Oct 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...KARL MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Tue Oct 11 the center of Karl was located near 20.1, -94.8 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

11 Oct 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...KARL FORMS IN THE BAY OF CAMPECHE... ...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 PM CDT Tue Oct 11 the center of Karl was located near 19.6, -94.4 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Karl at 18.6°N - 93.0°W

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