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Hurricane Tomas Near Cuba and Haiti

14.3N 69.3W

November 5th, 2010 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Tomas (21L) - November 5th, 2010

Track of TS 21L

As of 5 a.m. AST (0900 UTC) November 5, Hurricane Tomas is located within 15 nautical miles of 18.1°N 74.9°W, about 145 mi (235 km) south of Guantánamo, Cuba and about 175 mi (280 km) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

The main image shows some convection on the east side of the hurricane, while the entire system can be observed in the animated image.

Maximum sustained winds are 70 knots (80 mph, 130 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 984 mbar (hPa; 29.06 InHg), and the system is moving northeast at 8 kt (9 mph, 15 km/h).

Hurricane force winds extend up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center of Tomas, and tropical storm force winds up to 140 miles (220 km) from the center.

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