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Vicky Becomes A Remnant Low

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 4:37 Thursday Afternoon, September 17th
Tropics Forecast Cone at 4:37 Thursday Afternoon, September 17th

Location 1050 miles WNW of The Cabo Verde Islands
Wind 30 mph
Heading WSW at 12 mph
Pressure 29.77
Coordinates 39.1W, 21.1N

Discussion

At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Vicky was located near latitude 21.1 North, longitude 39.1 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the west-southwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general motion is expected through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional weakening is expected, and the remnant low is forecast to dissipate Friday night or early Saturday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 4:37 Thursday Afternoon, September 17th
Tropics Satellite at 4:37 Thursday Afternoon, September 17th

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 9:10 Thursday Evening, September 17th
Tropics Models at 9:10 Thursday Evening, September 17th

Land Hazards

None.