Subtropical Storm Rebekah Forms Over The North Atlantic

| October 30, 2019 @ 3:46 pm

SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…38.3N 40.7W
ABOUT 745 MI…1195 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…E OR 80 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…987 MB…29.15 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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– Interests in the Azores should monitor the progress of Rebekah.
– There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Rebekah was located near latitude 38.3 North, longitude 40.7 West. Rebekah is moving toward the east near 13 mph (20 km/h) and is forecast to turn toward the east-northeast tonight. A turn back toward the east and east-southeast is anticipated on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is anticipated for the next day or so. Gradual weakening is anticipated thereafter, and Rebekah is forecast to become a post-tropical cyclone on Friday.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Rebekah is forecast to be a post-tropical cyclone when it moves near the Azores in a day or so. Please see products issued by the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) for hazard information in the Azores related to Rebekah.

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Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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