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Hurricane Karl Heading for Mexico Coast With 100mph Winds – September 17th, 2010

20.7N 92.5W

September 17th, 2010 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Karl (13L) - September 16th, 2010

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Track of TS 13L - September 16th, 2010 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 13L

As of 10 p.m. CDT September 16 (0300 UTC September 17), Tropical Storm Karl (13L) is located within 15 nautical miles of 19.7°N 94.5°W, about 115 mi (185 km) east-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico and about 210 mi (335 km) east-southeast of Tuxpan, Mexico.

Maximum sustained winds are 85 knots (100 mph, 160 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 968 mbar (hPa; 28.58 InHg), and the system is moving west at 8 kt (9 mph, 15 km/h).

Hurricane force winds extend up to 15 miles (25 km) from the center of Karl, and tropical storm force winds up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center.

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