Florence Becoming an Increasingly Elongated Low Pressure Area As It Continues to Produce Heavy Rain Over Parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Into Southern New England Today

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Post-Tropical Cyclone

45 miles WNW of Boston Massachusetts

Wind

Pressure

25 mph

29.71

Heading

Coordinates

ENE at 25 mph

71.9W, 42.6N

Discussion

At 1100 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Florence was located near latitude 42.6 north, longitude 71.9 west. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 30 mph (41 km/h) and this motion is expected to increase as the low moves east into the western Atlantic later today.

Maximum sustained winds are near 25 mph (35 km/h) with higher gusts. The low will transition into a trough off the east coast tomorrow.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).

Satellite

Watches and Warnings

Summary of watches and warnings in effect:

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Flash flood watches are in effect for portions of the mid-Atlantic states and southern new england.

Models

Land Hazards

Rainfall: Florence is expected to produce heavy to excessive rainfall from the northern mid-Atlantic states west into southern New York and southern new england. Some of these areas are expected to receive an additional 2 to 4 inches of rain.