Update on Tropical Depression Debby

Tropical Depression Debby

From Dr. Tim Doggett, principal scientist at AIR Worldwide “The larger scale steering currents, which have been stagnant over the past week, finally shifted a bit in the past day, as a cold front pushed out of Canada and off the east coast. This change in conditions allowed Debby to start moving east with a faster forward speed. This resulted in a landfall last night. Subsequently, Debby has already trekked across Florida and is exiting back out over the Atlantic Ocean. The storms intensity has decreased to 35 mph, while…

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Tropical Storm Debby, Stalled in the Gulf of Mexico, Threatens Florida

Tropical Storm Debby

BOSTON, June 25, 2012 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Tropical Storm Debby is the fourth named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, currently has maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour and a minimum central pressure of 993 millibars, making it a weak tropical storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Debby was about 105 miles south of Panama City (population 36,484), as of the National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) 7:00 am advisory today. The center is currently stationary in the Gulf of Mexico, and Debby…

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