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Could Alex Surprise Everyone?

Posted by feww on June 29, 2010

TS ALEX – UPDATE June 29

ALEX Standing Still in Southern Gulf of Mexico, Strengthening to a Hurricane

TS Alex could still surprise everyone by heading toward the leaking Macondo oil well, instead of moving as forecast.

Even on its projected path, Alex would create high winds and rough seas hampering the ‘cleanup’ operation.

TS ALEX At 00:00UTC – June 29

  • LOCATION: 20.6N, 91.6W
  • Distances
    • About 675km (420 miles) ESE OF Tampico, Mexico
    • About 845km (525 miles) SE of Brownsville, Texas
  • Max. Sustained Winds 95km/hr (60MPH)
  • Currently Movement: STATIONARY
  • Min Central Pressure 990 MB (29.23 inches)


TS ALEX — IR Satellite Image. Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge


TS ALEX — GOM Wind Shear Diagram. Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge


ALEX Projected Paths –
Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge

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Satellite Imagery:

Satellite Imagery (GOES 12 Floater/NOAA/SSD)

Loops/ Satellite Animations (GOES 12; NOAA/SSD)

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