Dorian's Cone Expands, Continuing Florida Trek

Latest projection for Dorian.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The latest projection from the National Hurricane Center continues to have Florida in the direction of Tropical Storm Dorian’s path. Should it become an issue for Boca Raton and the extended area, start thinking mid-week next week. As we stress, this is not a time to panic or change plans, but just to be aware that it’s out there. Also note: while there is a storm in progress, we have moved our “feature” news to the lower section of our home page and will have frequent storm updates on the upper right of our home page.

Here’s the latest:

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM DORIAN ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042013
1100 AM AST FRI JUL 26 2013

…DORIAN REMAINS DISORGANIZED WHILE MOVING QUICKLY
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…17.7N 43.4W
ABOUT 1295 MI…2085 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF DORIAN.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.7 NORTH…LONGITUDE 43.4 WEST. DORIAN IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 21 MPH…33 KM/H…AND A
GENERALLY WESTWARD MOTION AT A SLIGHTLY FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/H…WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT DORIAN IS NOT WELL
ORGANIZED…AND SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES…95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB…29.71 INCHES.