Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Fiona Update Statement


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WTNT62 KNHC 181935
TCUAT2

Hurricane Fiona Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL072022
335 PM AST Sun Sep 18 2022

...FIONA MAKES LANDFALL IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO...

NWS Doppler radar observations indicate that the center of 
Hurricane Fiona has made landfall along the extreme southwestern 
coast of Puerto Rico near Punta Tocon at 320 PM AST...1920 UTC.  
Maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated to be 85 mph 
(140 km/h).


SUMMARY OF 320 PM AST...1920 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.0N 67.1W
ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM SSE OF MAYAGUEZ PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 INCHES

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Forecaster Pasch/Berg




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