Tropical Storm Mindy Makes Landfall at St. Vincent Island, Florida

| September 8, 2021 @ 8:22 pm

National Weather Service Doppler radar data and surface observations indicate that the center of Mindy has made landfall over St. Vincent Island, Florida.

The Tyndall Air Force Base tower south of Apalachicola, Florida, recently reported sustained winds of 44 mph (70 km/h) and a wind gust of 55 mph (89 km/h) at an elevation of 115 ft (35 m).

SUMMARY OF 815 PM CDT…0115 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…29.7N 85.2W
ABOUT 10 MI…15 KM WSW OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB…29.65 INCHES

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