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Post-tropical Cyclone Rick at 20.4°N - 103.1°W

Mexico

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22 Oct 2021 - 26 Oct 2021


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NHC Storm Description:

26 Oct 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RICK DISSIPATES OVER WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE REMNANTS OF RICK WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 20.4, -103.1 with movement NNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1010 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 25 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...RICK WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES... As of 4:00 PM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 20.0, -102.5 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...RICK WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM WHILE INLAND OVER SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES... As of 1:00 PM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 19.5, -102.5 with movement N at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...RICK INLAND OVER SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...CAUSING VERY HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING... As of 10:00 AM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 18.6, -102.2 with movement N at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...RICK JUST INLAND ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, STRONG WINDS, AND HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 AM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 18.2, -102.1 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 10:00 UTC ...RICK MAKES LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO JUST EAST OF LAZARO CARDENAS.... As of 5:00 AM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 18.0, -102.0 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...SLIGHTLY STRONGER RICK ABOUT TO MAKE LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO BETWEEN ZIHUATANEJO AND LAZARO CARDENAS... ...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, STRONG WINDS, AND HEAVY RAINS SPREADING ONSHORE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 AM CDT Mon Oct 25 the center of Rick was located near 17.7, -101.9 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

25 Oct 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS RICK SLIGHTLY STRONGER... ...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS SPREADING ACROSS THE COASTAL WARNING AREAS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO...
Location: 17.2°N 101.7°W
Max sustained: 100 mph
Moving: N at 6 mph
Min pressure: 977 mb

Issued at 100 AM CDT Mon Oct 25 2021

25 Oct 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RICK CONTINUING TO GET BETTER ORGANIZED AS IT MOVES CLOSER TO THE MEXICAN COAST... ...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS SPREADING ACROSS THE COASTAL WARNING AREAS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO...
Location: 16.8°N 101.6°W
Max sustained: 90 mph
Moving: N at 6 mph
Min pressure: 977 mb

Issued at 1000 PM CDT Sun Oct 24 2021

25 Oct 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...RICK GETTING A LITTLE BETTER ORGANIZED WHILE MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS SPREADING ONSHORE SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 16.5, -101.6 with movement N at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...RICK MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD TO THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS SHOULD REACH PORTIONS OF THE COAST WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 16.3, -101.7 with movement N at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...RICK INCHING CLOSER TO THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS MAY REACH PORTIONS OF THE COAST BY THIS AFTERNOON... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 16.4, -101.7 with movement N at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...RICK MOVING CLOSER TO THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO REACH PORTIONS OF THE COAST BY THIS AFTERNOON... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 16.1, -101.7 with movement N at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...RICK EXPECTED TO BRING FLOODING RAINFALL, A DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO BEGINNING LATER TODAY... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 15.8, -101.7 with movement N at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...RICK INCHING CLOSER TO THE SOUTHERN COAST OF MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO BRING FLOODING RAINFALL, A DANGEROUS STORM SURGE, AND HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO BEGINNING LATER TODAY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 15.6, -101.7 with movement N at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING RICK... ...HURRICANE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY... As of 1:00 AM CDT Sun Oct 24 the center of Rick was located near 15.3, -101.8 with movement NNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 981 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RICK MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE COAST OF MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE ON SUNDAY... As of 10:00 PM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 15.3, -102.0 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

24 Oct 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...RICK FORECAST TO APPROACH THE COAST OF MEXICO ON SUNDAY... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 15.3, -102.1 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS THAT RICK'S PACE OF STRENGTHENING HAS SLOWED SOMEWHAT... ...FORECAST TO APPROACH THE COAST OF MEXICO ON SUNDAY... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 15.1, -101.8 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 18:00 UTC ...HURRICANE HUNTERS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING RICK... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 14.9, -101.8 with movement NNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF MEXICO... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 14.7, -101.5 with movement NNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 12:00 UTC ...RICK BECOMES A HURRICANE... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 14.3, -101.5 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 9:00 UTC ...RICK RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING... ...HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WATCHES EXTENDED EASTWARD ALONG THE COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 13.9, -101.4 with movement NNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 6:00 UTC ...RICK CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT... As of 1:00 AM CDT Sat Oct 23 the center of Rick was located near 13.7, -101.3 with movement NW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 3:00 UTC ...RICK EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST OF MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 22 the center of Rick was located near 13.4, -101.3 with movement WNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

23 Oct 2021 - 0:00 UTC ...RICK STRENGTHENS WHILE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD SOUTH OF THE COAST OF MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 22 the center of Rick was located near 13.2, -101.3 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

22 Oct 2021 - 21:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM RICK... ...HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WATCHES ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO... As of 4:00 PM CDT Fri Oct 22 the center of Rick was located near 13.1, -101.0 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Oct 2021 - 15:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS SOUTHWEST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... As of 10:00 AM CDT Fri Oct 22 the center of Seventeen-E was located near 12.7, -100.5 with movement W at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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