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Tropical Storm Gordon (08L) Moving Eastward

35.6N 47.5W

August 17th, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Gordon (08L) – August 16th, 2012

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Tropical Storm Gordon (08L) - August 17th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Tropical Storm Gordon (08L)

As of 5 p.m. AST (2100 UTC) August 17, Tropical Storm Gordon (08L) is located within 20 nautical miles of 34.3°N 44°W, about 980 mi (1580 km) west of the Azores.

Maximum sustained winds are 55 knots (65 mph, 100 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 993 mbar (hPa; 29.32 InHg), and the system is moving east at 17 kt (20 mph, 32 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center of Gordon.

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