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Tropical Depression Seven (07L) Regenerates into Tropical Storm Helene

19.0N 98.9W

August 18th, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Depression 07L – August 18th, 2012

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Tropical Depression 07L - August 18th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Tropical Depression 07L

On August 17 at the 5PM NHC advisory, it was confirmed that Tropical Depression Seven (07L) regenerated into Tropical Storm Helene. Tropical Depression Seven formed on August 9 from a tropical wave (click here for previous image of developing system). 

As of 4:30 p.m. CDT (2130 UTC) August 17, Tropical Storm Helene is located within 20 nautical miles of 20.6°N 96.1°W, about 90 mi (140 km) east-southeast of Tuxpan, Mexico, and about 160 mi (260 km) southeast of Tampico, Mexico. Maximum sustained winds are 40 knots (45 mph, 75 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 1004 mbar (hPa; 29.65 InHg), and the system is moving northwest at 6 kt (7 mph, 11 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center of Helene.

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.