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Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) with Maximum Sustained Winds of 55 Knots – September 2nd, 2012

September 2nd, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) – August 31st, 2012

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Track of Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) - September 1st, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 12L

As of 5 p.m. AST (2100 UTC) September 1, Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) is located within 30 nautical miles of 19.2°N 57.3°W, about 330 mi (530 km) east-northeast of the Leeward Islands.

Maximum sustained winds are 55 knots (65 mph, 100 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 998 mbar (hPa; 29.47 InHg), and the system is moving WNW at 16 kt (18 mph, 30 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km) from the center of Leslie.

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