Saturday, August 29, 2020

Tropical Depression Laura: August 28, Update A

Before a quick update on TD Laura, here's something geeky and so very appropriate for this year... 

22 Best Quotes In Marvel Cinematic Universe – Page 2

From Black Panther

And from those words of wisdom to... Tropical Depression Laura is wandering around the Kentucky/Tennessee neighbourhood and still has a lot of vorticity (circulation) - really good in the lower troposphere and still going strong in the mid-levels, although not in the classic circular pattern we would see with a Tropical Storm. She's officially at 37.7N, 86.9W heading E at 24mph. Winds are 30mph, but there isn't too much convection - she's that little green bit in the top left corner in the satellite imagery: 

What looks like a blob in the Atlantic does have some convection as you can see, but it currently doesn't have a lot of circulation so it only has a 20% chance of developing. 

More tomorrow. Signing off today with....

Wakanda Forever!


Twitter: jyovianstorm

These remarks are just what I think/see regarding tropical storms - not the opinion of any organization I represent. If you are making an evacuation decision, please heed your local emergency management and the National Hurricane Center's official forecast and local weather service announcements. This is not an official forecast. If I "run away, run away" (Monty Python), I'll let you know. 

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