UPDATE September 8, 2010 :

Remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine to have an effect on the Kansas / Missouri area the next couple of days.  Here is a look at the forecasted track of the low and Days 1-2 QPF Forecasts overlayed in Google Earth:

OLD DISCUSSION:

Tropical Storm Hermine is approaching the Mexico/Texan coast and shows signs of gradual strengthening and will most likely be a Category One Hurricane when it makes landfall.  Currently, Tropical Storm Hermine is located at 24.1N and 96.5W, about 140 miles south.southeast of Brownsville, TX.  Maximum sustained winds are 60 mph with a movement to the north/northwest at 14 mph.  The minumum central pressure is 995mb (29.38 inches).

A hurricane watch is in effect from Rio San Fernando Mexico northward to Baffin Bay, TX.  A tropical storm warning is in effect from La Cruz Mexico to Port O’Connor, TX.

  

Here is the current forecasted track for Hermine the next few days:


Here is a look at the latest visible satellite imagery for Hermine.  Gradual strengthening is forecasted over the next 12 to 24 hours before it makes landfall over the Mexico/Texas border region. ~ CS

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