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21 Oct 2020 - 10:38 UTC

Post-tropical Cyclone Beta at 34.3°N - 86.3°W

Etowah County, AL


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25 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC No description available

25 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC No description available

24 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC No description available

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23 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...SLOW-MOVING BETA PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER... As of 4:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 29.0, -96.3 with movement ENE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...SLOW-MOVING BETA PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER... As of 4:00 PM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 29.0, -96.3 with movement ENE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1008 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...BETA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER TEXAS... ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER TEXAS COAST... As of 10:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 28.9, -96.7 with movement NE at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...BETA EXPECTED TO STALL INLAND OVER TEXAS TODAY... ...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER TEXAS COAST... As of 7:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 28.8, -96.8 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...BETA EXPECTED TO STALL INLAND OVER TEXAS TODAY... ...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER TEXAS COAST... As of 4:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 28.8, -96.7 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...CENTER OF BETA MOVING FARTHER INLAND NEAR LAVACA BAY... ...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER TEXAS COAST... As of 1:00 AM CDT Tue Sep 22 the center of Beta was located near 28.6, -96.5 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 4:00 UTC ...CENTER OF BETA CROSSES THE TEXAS COAST NEAR THE SOUTHERN END OF MATAGORDA PENINSULA... As of 11:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 28.5, -96.4 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...CENTER OF BETA NEARING THE TEXAS COAST... ...HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER THE CENTRAL TEXAS COASTAL AREA... As of 10:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 28.4, -96.3 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

22 Sep 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...BETA INCHING CLOSER TO THE TEXAS COAST... ...HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER THE CENTRAL TEXAS COASTAL AREA... As of 7:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 28.3, -96.1 with movement NW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...SLOW-MOVING BETA GETTING CLOSER TO THE TEXAS COAST... ...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER THE CENTRAL TEXAS COASTAL AREA... As of 4:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 28.2, -96.1 with movement NW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...BETA GETTING CLOSER TO THE COAST OF CENTRAL TEXAS... ...RAIN BANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WIND GUSTS SPREADING ONSHORE THE CENTRAL AND UPPER TEXAS COASTAL AREAS... As of 1:00 PM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 28.1, -96.0 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...BETA MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARDS THE CENTRAL TEXAS COAST... ...EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS COAST LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON... As of 10:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 27.9, -95.7 with movement WNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...SMALL BETA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS COAST THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON... As of 7:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 27.8, -95.5 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...BETA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS COAST LATER THIS MORNING... As of 4:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 27.7, -95.1 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...BETA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS COAST LATER THIS MORNING... As of 1:00 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 the center of Beta was located near 27.6, -94.8 with movement WNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...BETA CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE TEXAS COAST... As of 10:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.6, -94.5 with movement WNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

21 Sep 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...BETA TO APPROACH THE COAST OF TEXAS ON MONDAY... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.6, -94.1 with movement WNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...BETA MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARD THE CENTRAL TEXAS COAST... ...OUTER RAINBANDS SPREADING FARTHER INLAND OVER THE TEXAS COASTAL PLAIN... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.7, -94.0 with movement WNW at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT AND RADAR DATA INDICATE THAT BETA HAS REDEVELOPED A LITTLE FARTHER TO THE WEST... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.6, -93.6 with movement WNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...BETA TRUDGING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE TEXAS COAST... ...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.2, -93.0 with movement WNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...BETA MOVING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE TEXAS COAST... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.1, -92.8 with movement WNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...BETA IS NOW MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE TEXAS COAST... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 27.0, -92.7 with movement WNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...BETA STILL NEARLY STATIONARY BUT EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING TOWARD TEXAS LATER TODAY... As of 1:00 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 the center of Beta was located near 26.9, -92.4 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...BETA FORECAST TO BEGIN MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY... As of 10:00 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.8, -92.2 with movement NNE at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Sep 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...BETA MEANDERING OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS INVESTIGATING THE STORM... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.7, -92.2 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...BETA NOW STATIONARY OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... ...STORM SURGE WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS COAST... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.6, -92.4 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...BETA MOVING SLOWLY OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.6, -92.7 with movement W at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...BETA STARTING ITS WESTWARD TURN... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS AND LOUISIANA COASTS... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.6, -92.6 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING BETA... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.5, -92.4 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...BETA FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN AS IT SLOWLY APPROACHES THE TEXAS COAST... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 26.0, -92.5 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...BETA FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN AND MOVE VERY SLOWLY OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 1:00 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 the center of Beta was located near 25.8, -92.2 with movement NNE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

19 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND BETA STRONGER... ...STORM SURGE AND HURRICANE WATCHES ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE TEXAS COAST... As of 10:00 PM CDT Fri Sep 18 the center of Beta was located near 25.5, -92.3 with movement NNE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

18 Sep 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION IN THE GULF OF MEXICO BECOMES TROPICAL STORM BETA... As of 4:00 PM CDT Fri Sep 18 the center of Beta was located near 24.3, -93.1 with movement NNE at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

18 Sep 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...SLOW-MOVING DEPRESSION CLOSE TO TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH... As of 10:00 AM CDT Fri Sep 18 the center of Twenty-Two was located near 23.8, -93.9 with movement NNE at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

18 Sep 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...SLOW MOVING DEPRESSION FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Fri Sep 18 the center of Twenty-Two was located near 22.9, -94.1 with movement NNE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

18 Sep 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN WHILE IT MOVES SLOWLY NORTHWARD OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Thu Sep 17 the center of Twenty-two was located near 22.0, -94.2 with movement NE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

17 Sep 2020 - 23:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY OVER THE WESTERN GULF INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 6:00 PM CDT Thu Sep 17 the center of Twenty-two was located near 21.9, -94.3 with movement NE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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