Cruise Ship Weather
Tropical Storm Emily NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL – 200 PM EDT Mon Jul 31 2017
SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 30 MI…50 KM SE OF TAMPA FLORIDA
ABOUT 35 MI…55 KM SW OF BARTOW FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…E OR 85 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Englewood to Bonita Beach Florida.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are likely within the warning area, in this case within the next few hours.
For storm information specific to your area, including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast office.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
At 200 PM EDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Emily was located near latitude 27.6 North, longitude 82.2 West. Emily is moving toward the east near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue this afternoon. A turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed are expected by tonight and Tuesday. On the forecast track, the center of Emily will continue to move farther inland over the west-central Florida peninsula this afternoon, and move across central Florida through tonight. Emily is forecast to move offshore of the east-central
Florida coast Tuesday morning.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Emily is expected to weaken to a tropical depression while it moves across the Florida peninsula this afternoon and tonight.
Video: Tropical Storm Emily Forms in Gulf of Mexico