Aug 9, 2017

TSR Storm Alert - Hurricane FRANKLIN

N Atlantic: Storm Alert issued at 9 Aug, 2017 21:00 GMT

Hurricane FRANKLIN is currently located near 20.1 N 94.9 W with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 65 kts (75 mph). FRANKLIN is a category 1 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. FRANKLIN is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):


Red Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
    Mexico
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 80% within 9 hours
        probability for TS is 100% within 9 hours
Red Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Veracruz (19.2 N, 96.1 W)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 55% within 9 hours
        probability for TS is 95% within 9 hours

Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Tuxpan (21.0 N, 97.4 W)
        probability for TS is 95% in about 21 hours

Note that
    Red Alert (Severe) is CAT 1 or above to between 31% and 100% probability.
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    CAT 1 means Hurricane strength winds of at least 74 mph, 119 km/h or 64 knots 1-min sustained.
    TS means Tropical Storm strength winds of at least 39 mph, 63 km/h or 34 knots 1-min sustained.

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