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Melissa at 41.0°N - 51.4°W

North Atlantic Ocean

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11 Oct 2019 - 14 Oct 2019

Approximately 1400 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

14 Oct 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...MELISSA BECOMES EXTRATROPICAL... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 11:00 AM AST Mon Oct 14 the center of Melissa was located near 41.0, -51.4 with movement E at 23 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...MELISSA STILL A TROPICAL STORM BUT EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN A DAY OR SO... As of 5:00 AM AST Mon Oct 14 the center of Melissa was located near 40.7, -54.0 with movement ENE at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

14 Oct 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...MELISSA WEAKENS OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC... ...DANGEROUS SWELLS CONTINUE ALONG THE EASTERN COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND ATLANTIC CANADA... As of 11:00 PM AST Sun Oct 13 the center of Melissa was located near 40.2, -56.7 with movement ENE at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

13 Oct 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...MELISSA WEAKENS OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC... ...DANGEROUS SWELLS CONTINUE ALONG THE EASTERN COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND ATLANTIC CANADA... As of 5:00 PM AST Sun Oct 13 the center of Melissa was located near 39.9, -58.8 with movement ENE at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

13 Oct 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...MELISSA MOVING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC... ...DANGEROUS SWELLS CONTINUE ALONG THE EASTERN COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND ATLANTIC CANADA... As of 11:00 AM AST Sun Oct 13 the center of Melissa was located near 39.8, -60.9 with movement ENE at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Oct 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...MELISSA WEAKENING BUT STILL PRODUCING SWELLS ALONG THE EAST COAST OF THE U.S. AND ATLANTIC CANADA... As of 5:00 AM AST Sun Oct 13 the center of Melissa was located near 39.3, -62.6 with movement ENE at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

13 Oct 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...MELISSA MOVING EASTWARD OVER THE NORTHWESTERN ATLANTIC... As of 11:00 PM AST Sat Oct 12 the center of Melissa was located near 38.6, -64.0 with movement E at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

12 Oct 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...MELISSA MAKES A TRANSITION TO A TROPICAL STORM... ...SHOULD WEAKEN AS IT ACCELERATES AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES TONIGHT... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Oct 12 the center of Melissa was located near 38.4, -65.6 with movement ENE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

12 Oct 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...MELISSA MOVING AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST U.S. COAST... As of 11:00 AM AST Sat Oct 12 the center of Melissa was located near 38.1, -67.0 with movement ENE at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

12 Oct 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...MELISSA EXPECTED TO SLOWLY WEAKEN AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST U.S. COAST... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Oct 12 the center of Melissa was located near 38.1, -68.2 with movement NE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

12 Oct 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...MELISSA GRADUALLY PULLING AWAY FROM THE U.S. MID-ATLANTIC AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS... ...COASTAL FLOODING STILL EXPECTED IN SOME AREAS ON SATURDAY AROUND TIMES OF HIGH TIDE... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Oct 11 the center of Melissa was located near 37.7, -68.8 with movement SE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

11 Oct 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...MELISSA CONTINUES TO CAUSE COASTAL FLOODING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND... ...THOSE IMPACTS SHOULD GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Oct 11 the center of Melissa was located near 38.2, -69.5 with movement SSE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

11 Oct 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...CHANGE IN STORM STATUS DOES NOT CHANGE EXPECTED IMPACTS FROM WIND AND COASTAL FLOODING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST AND SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND... As of 11:00 AM AST Fri Oct 11 the center of Melissa was located near 38.5, -69.6 with movement SSW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

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