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Extratropical Bertha Moving North Toward Canada

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Forecast Cone image updated at 10:36 AM
Forecast Cone image updated at 10:36 AM

Location 150 miles SSW of Buffalo New York
Wind 25 mph
Heading N at 30 mph
Pressure 29.89
Coordinates 80.2W, 40.8N

Discussion

At 1100 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC), the center of post-tropical/extratropical cyclone Bertha was located near latitude 40.8 north, longitude 80.2 west. The cyclone is moving toward the north near 30 mph (48 km/h) and will gradually accelerate as the poorly defined center of circulation moves into Canada later today.

Maximum sustained winds are near 25 mph (35 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).

Satellite image updated at 11:30 AM
Satellite image updated at 11:30 AM

Watches and Warnings

There are no watches or warnings in effect.

Models image updated at 02:10 PM
Models image updated at 02:10 PM

Land Hazards

Rainfall: tropical moisture associated with the remnants of Bertha will contribute to scattered heavy downpours but the overall flash flood risk will remain marginal across western Pennsylvania and New York this afternoon.