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Tropical Storm Karen Named and Targeting U.S. Gulf States


LATEST SUMMARY ON TROPICAL STORM KAREN AS OF SUMMARY
OF 1000 AM CDT (11AM ET)

LOCATION: LAT/LON: 22.2N & 87.9W
ABOUT 65 MI NW CABO CATOCHE MEXICO
ABOUT 485 MI  S OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH (100 KM/H)
MOVEMENT: NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 12 MPH (19 KM/)H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1004 MB (29.65 INCHES)

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR:

  • GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA TO INDIAN PASS FLORIDA

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR:

  • WEST OF GRAND ISLE TO EAST OF MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA
  • METROPOLITAN NEW ORLEANS
  • LAKE MAUREPAS
  • LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. A WATCH IS TYPICALLY ISSUED 48 HOURS BEFORE THE ANTICIPATED FIRST OCCURRENCE OF TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS…CONDITIONS THAT MAKE OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA, GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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