All Tropical Storm Warnings For The New England Coast Have Been Discontinued

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 4:42 Friday Afternoon, July 09th

Location 90 miles ENE of Boston Massachusetts
Wind 50 mph
Heading NE at 35 mph
Pressure 29.5
Coordinates 69.5W, 43.0N


At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Elsa was located near latitude 43.0 North, longitude 69.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 35 mph (56 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue with an increase in forward speed during the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the center of Elsa will continue to move offshore the northeastern United States coast through this evening. The system is expected to move over Atlantic Canada by late tonight and Saturday.

Surface observations during the past several hours indicate that maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days. Elsa is forecast to dissipate over the north Atlantic by Sunday afternoon.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb (29.50 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 4:42 Friday Afternoon, July 09th

Watches and Warnings


All remaining Tropical Storm Warnings for the northeastern U.S. Coast have been discontinued.



Tropics Models at 9:10 Friday Evening, July 09th

Land Hazards

Key messages for Elsa can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT5, WMO header WTNT45 KNHC and on the web at

WIND: Gusty winds will continue across portions of the southern New England coast during the next couple of hours. The post-tropical cyclone is also expected to bring gusty winds to portions of Atlantic Canada tonight and Saturday.

RAINFALL: Across coastal Maine, 2 to 4 inches of rain with isolated totals up to 6 inches are possible through this evening, which could result in considerable flash and urban flooding. Isolated minor to moderate river flooding is also expected.

For the latest rainfall reports and wind gusts associated with Elsa, please visit the following link: