Tropical Storm Hermine
September 6, 2010 by staff
Tropical Storm Hermine, With increasingly favorable conditions for development, Tropical Storm Hermine, the named storm of the eighth season of hurricanes in the Atlantic, is strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico.
A small low-pressure area in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico has developed enough organized convection to be considered a tropical storm Monday. With little water and shear of the Gulf of great warmth, conditions appear very favorable for intensification over time this system makes landfall.
From 1 PM CDT Monday, here’s the latest information on Tropical Storm Hermine:
Location: 24.1N 96.5W
About 140 miles SSE of Brownsville, TX
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph or 95 km / h
Motion: 335/14 or N to 14 mph
The minimum central pressure: 995 MB or 29.38 ”
Track of this system has moved north this morning and is expected to move only in Brownsville over the next 12-24 hours. Although this system is not expected to move directly to the Golden Crescent, will dump about 2-5 inches of rain in our area, with some areas recording up to 10 inches. The rain from this storm could move as early as Monday morning. Tropical storm warnings are already in effect for Calhoun, Aransas, and Refugio until tropical storm conditions disappear. A flood warning is in effect for the rest of the viewing area as well.
Remember that if you see covering the roads flood, the back, do not drown, do not put your life or the lives of others in danger. Report any flooding to local police. Stay tuned to newscenter 25 and Victoria stations, Television Group for the latest on Tropical Depression Ten and the rest of the Atlantic hurricane season 2010.
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