Post-Tropical Cyclone Bertha


At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone
Claudette was located near latitude 43.8 North, longitude 57.8 West.
The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 21 mph
(33 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tomorrow.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is expected overnight, with dissipation forecast to
occur on Wednesday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on Claudette.  Additional information on this system can be
found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service,
under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and available
on the Web at

Source: National Hurricane Center


Latest Tropical Forecast

800 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Erika, located near eastern Cuba. Showers and thunderstorms are gradually becoming better organized near a low pressure area located just off the coast of Africa about 150 miles west of Conakry, Guinea. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for development during the next few days, and a tropical depression could form while the system moves northwestward and then west-northwestward toward the Cape Verde Islands at 10 to 15 mph. * Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent * Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent
Source: National Hurricane Center


Caller-Times 2013 Hurricane Guide

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