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Post-tropical Cyclone Vicky at 21.1°N - 39.1°W

North Atlantic Ocean

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14 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020

Approximately 2500 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

17 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...VICKY BECOMES A REMNANT LOW... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 5:00 PM AST Thu Sep 17 the center of Vicky was located near 21.1, -39.1 with movement WSW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

17 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...VICKY WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW LATER TODAY... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Sep 17 the center of Vicky was located near 21.4, -38.2 with movement W at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

17 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...VICKY EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY... As of 5:00 AM AST Thu Sep 17 the center of Vicky was located near 21.9, -36.7 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

17 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...VICKY SHRINKING AND POISED TO WEAKEN TOMORROW... As of 11:00 PM AST Wed Sep 16 the center of Vicky was located near 21.6, -35.8 with movement W at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...VICKY HEADING WEST OVER THE OPEN EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 PM AST Wed Sep 16 the center of Vicky was located near 21.5, -35.7 with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...VICKY WEAKENING... As of 11:00 AM AST Wed Sep 16 the center of Vicky was located near 21.5, -34.7 with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...VICKY EXPECTED TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 5:00 AM AST Wed Sep 16 the center of Vicky was located near 21.6, -33.9 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

16 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...VICKY REFUSES TO WEAKEN DESPITE THE SHEAR... As of 11:00 PM AST Tue Sep 15 the center of Vicky was located near 21.6, -33.1 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

15 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...VICKY EXPECTED TO WEAKEN... As of 5:00 PM AST Tue Sep 15 the center of Vicky was located near 21.2, -32.1 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...VICKY HOLDING STEADY AS A TROPICAL STORM... ...WEAKENING EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT... As of 11:00 AM AST Tue Sep 15 the center of Vicky was located near 20.6, -31.0 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

15 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...VICKY FORECAST TO WEAKEN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 5:00 AM AST Tue Sep 15 the center of Vicky was located near 20.3, -30.1 with movement NW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

15 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...VICKY A LITTLE STRONGER THAN PREVIOUSLY ESTIMATED BUT STILL EXPECTED TO WEAKEN... As of 2:00 AM CVT Tue Sep 15 the center of Vicky was located near 19.5, -29.9 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

14 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...VICKY EXPECTED TO WEAKEN OVERNIGHT... As of 8:00 PM CVT Mon Sep 14 the center of Vicky was located near 19.3, -29.5 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES THE TWENTIETH NAMED STORM OF THE 2020 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON... ...VICKY IS EXPECTED TO BE SHORT-LIVED... As of 2:00 PM CVT Mon Sep 14 the center of Vicky was located near 18.7, -28.5 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

14 Sep 2020 - 10:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE FAR EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BE SHORT-LIVED... As of 9:00 AM CVT Mon Sep 14 the center of Twenty-one was located near 18.5, -28.3 with movement N at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1009 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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