Tropical Depression Kate remains disorganized, slow

Continues moving north over open water


Tropical Depression 10 became Tropical Storm Kate Monday afternoon.

At 11:00 a.m., maximum sustained winds were estimated to be 35 mph with higher gusts.

From the National Hurricane Center, At 11:00 p.m., “The center of Tropical Depression Kate was located near latitude 23.5 North, longitude 50.8 West. The depression is moving toward the north near 5 mph and this general motion should continue through today. A north-northwestward motion is forecast to begin tonight and continue through Thursday. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next few days. The estimated inimum central pressure is 1007 mb or 29.74 inches.”

Hazards affecting land - None.

About the Author:

Richard Nunn is the Weather Authority Chief Meteorologist