9 August 2017 - bulletin 466

Updated at 1710 GMT
Latest warnings for 07L


NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
HURRICANE Franklin / 07L
Warning 13 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 20.1N 94.9W
Location 105 miles NE of Veracruz, Mexico
Movement 270° (W) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 65 knots gusting to 80 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 140 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 35 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Minimum central pressure 984 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT

Franklin is crossing the Bay of Campeche and will strengthen to 75 knots before making landfall on the Mexican Gulf coast.

Regional warnings
A hurricane WARNING is in force for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Vera Cruz to Cabo Rojo
A hurricane watch is in force from Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco
A tropical storm WARNING is in force from Puerto de Vera Cruz and Puerto dos Bocas; north of Tuxpan to Barra del Tordo

Rainfall totals of 4 to 8, locally up to 15, inches are expected over the Mexican states of Tabasco, northern Veracruz, northern Puebla, Tlaxcala, Hidalgo, Queretar and eastern San Louis Potosi. These rains could give rise to potentially life-threatening flash floods and mudslides
A storm surge will elevate water levels 4 to 6 feet above normal tide levels near and north of the point of landfall

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1800 GMT
System 99L
Position 17.7N 56.6W
Location 350 miles E of the northern Leeward Islands
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (10%) 
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is MEDIUM (50%)

System No Invest Assigned 
Position 24N 77W
Location Bahamas
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (10%) 
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is LOW (10%) 
 

SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 90S
Position 9.3S 84.0E
Location 726 miles ESE of Diego Garcia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

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