Tropical Storm Katia Public Advisory Number 9

By | September 3, 2023

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Tropical Storm Katia Advisory Number   9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122023
300 PM GMT Sun Sep 03 2023

...KATIA FORECAST TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL ON MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 300 PM GMT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.7N 32.3W
ABOUT 910 MI...1465 KM NW OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 300 PM GMT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Katia was
located near latitude 26.7 North, longitude 32.3 West. Katia is
moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h), and this general
motion with a gradual reduction in forward speed should continue
through Monday. Katia is forecast to move little or drift toward the
north on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher 
gusts.  Gradual weakening should resume later today, and the system 
is expected to degenerate into a remnant low by Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 900 PM GMT.

$$
Forecaster Blake

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