KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Weather Forecast & Radar

Tropical Storm Andrea

By: KBTX Weather Email
By: KBTX Weather Email

Tropical Storm Andrea formed on Wednesday afternoon in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. The center of circulation is on the western edge of an area of thunderstorms over the eastern Gulf. Strong upper level winds should keep Andrea from strengthening significantly before making landfall.

11:00 AM SUMMARY
Location: 34.4°N 79.5°W
Max Wind: 45 MPH
Movement: NE 28 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 996 MB

Tropical Storm Andrea is expected to lose it's tropical characteristics later today as the storm continues Northeastward. Flooding will be the main threat due to the storm surge and high tide. The coastline along North Carolina and Southeastern Virginia have the possibility to see 1-2 ft due to the storm surge.

__________________________________
6:00 AM SUMMARY
Location: 32.4°N 80.7°W
Max Wind: 45 MPH
Movement: NE 28 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 996 MB

Andrea is starting to weaken as it heads up the east coast. Winds have started to die down as the storm slows. The storm is expected to lose it's tropical characteristics through today. The main threat at this time is heavy rainfall and potential flooding. Two to five inches of rain will be possible in localized areas.
______________________________
7:00 PM SUMMARY
Location: 29.5°N 83.4°W
Max Wind: 65 MPH
Movement: NE 17 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 997 MB

Tropical Storm Andrea has officially made landfall over the Florida Big Bend earlier this evening. Andrea is on a northeastern trek, skirting along the east coast.

________________________________________

12:00 SUMMARY
Location: 28.2 N 84.3 W
Max Wind: 60 MPH
Movement: NE 15 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 997 MB

Andrea continues to move towards Florida. The storm is expected to weaken within the next 24 hrs. The main threat will be heavy rainfall and localized flooding.
________________________________________
8:00AM SUMMARY
Location: 27.0 N 85.1 W
Max Wind: 60 MPH
Movement: NNE 14 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 997 MB

Andrea continues to move closer to the Florida Big Bend. The main threat at this time are possible isolated tornadoes across central and southern Florida through the morning hours. Andrea is expected to move through the Carolina's area over night and then up along the east coast through tomorrow. The main threat after today will be flooding with rainfall totals anywhere from 3-6 inches. The anticipated rainfall totals for the next few days are below.

_____________________________________
6:00AM SUMMARY
Location: 27.0 N 85.9 W
Max Wind: 60 MPH
Movement: NNE 13 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 997 MB

Andrea strengthened over night and is probably at it's peak intensity. The storm is expected to weaken before it makes landfall and start to lose tropical characteristics within the next 36 hours.

__________________________________

10:00PM SUMMARY
Location: 26.0 N 86.3 W
Max Wind: 40 MPH
Movement: North 6 MPH
Minimum Pressure: 1002 MB

Andrea is expected to move slowly northward through tonight. This has led to a Tropical Storm Warning along the west coast of the Florida Peninsula. The main threats at this time are heavy rainfall, potential flooding and isolated tornadoes over the Florida Peninsula.

7:00PM SUMMARY
Location: 25.5 N 86.5 W
Max Wind: 40 MPH
Movement: 3 MPH North
Minimum Pressure: 1002 MB
_________________________________

5:00PM SUMMARY
Location: 25.3 N 86.5 W
Max Wind: 40 MPH
Movement: 3 MPH North
Minimum Pressure: 1002 MB


KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 210317861