Tropical Storm Karen Track Unknown

It appears the threat from the tropical storm is over for Louisiana but NOAA says “This forecast uncertainty is conveyed by the track forecast “cone”, the solid white and stippled white areas in the graphic.”. Advisory #14

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE CENTER OF KAREN IS NO LONGER
WELL DEFINED. AS A RESULT...KAREN IS NO LONGER A TROPICAL CYCLONE.

AT 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE REMNANTS OF KAREN WERE LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 28.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 89.9 WEST. THE REMANTS OF KAREN ARE
MOVING EASTWARD AT AROUND 13 MPH...20 KM/H...AND WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE GENERALLY EASTWARD DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
STORM SURGE...LOCALIZED COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG PORTIONS
OF THE NORTHERN GULF COAST. FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...
PLEASE SEE PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

RAINFALL...THE REMNANTS OF KAREN ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST AND SOUTHEASTERN STATES THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

 

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