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Gamma Becomes Post Tropical Near The Northern Coast Of The Yucatan Peninsula

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 10:31 Monday Evening, October 05th
Tropics Forecast Cone at 10:31 Monday Evening, October 05th

Location 85 miles ENE of Progreso Mexico
Wind 35 mph
Heading SW at 6 mph
Pressure 29.68
Coordinates 88.4W, 21.6N

Discussion

At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Gamma was located near latitude 21.6 North, longitude 88.4 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the southwest near 6 mph (9 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so. The post-tropical cyclone is currently centered along the northern coast of the Yucatan peninsula and will move inland through Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is anticipated and Gamma is forecast to dissipate by Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 10:31 Monday Evening, October 05th
Tropics Satellite at 10:31 Monday Evening, October 05th

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 3:10 Tuesday Night, October 06th
Tropics Models at 3:10 Tuesday Night, October 06th

Land Hazards

RAINFALL: Through midweek, the remnants of Gamma are expected to produce an additional 2 to 4 inches of rainfall with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches across portions of the Mexican states of Yucatan, Campeche, and Tabasco. This rainfall may produce areas of flash flooding.