Atlantic Disturbance 96L Still 96L But Threat to US Increases
Posted: 11:41 AM EDT on August 23, 2014
(By Steve Gregory - Substituting for Dr. Masters who is on Vacation.)
There’s been little change overnight in 96L, with RECON reports indicating a broad, disorganized circulation center with a surface pressure near 1007mb along the north coast of Hispaniola near 20.8N/71.7W. Mid-upper level winds also indicate that the larger scale circulation field was not significantly impacted by the mountainous terrain of Hispaniola, and has been moving on a genera
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