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Overnight: partly cloudy, low in the upper 60s. Wednesday: mostly cloudy, chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s, wind becoming northwest 5-15 m.p.h. Wednesday night: decreasing cloudiness, low in the lower 60s. Thursday: partly cloudy and less humid, high in the lower 80s, wind north 4-10 m.p.h.
A high pressure system centered north of Minnesota is moving southeastward slowly. The high is pushing against another high pressure system centered over Virginia. A cold front running from Central Michigan to just north of Chicago west to a low pressure system in eastern Wyoming marks the boundary between the two high pressure systems. The cold front will move southeastward slowly and cross Ohio on Wednesday. The slow movement of the cold front will limit the amount of rising motion it produces and only isolated showers and thunderstorms are likely when it crosses our area during the middle portion of Wednesday. Northerly winds behind the cold front will bring slightly cooler and less humid air for the end of the week. ***HURRICANE CRISTOBAL*** At 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday the center of Hurricane Cristobal was located at latitude 32.7N and longitude 71.4W which put it about 290 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and about 385 miles west of Bermuda. Cristobal was moving toward the north-northeast at 15 m.p.h. The maximum sustained wind speed was 75 m.p.h. and the minimum surface pressure was 984 mb. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Bermuda. ***GULF OF MEXICO*** An area of low pressure has formed east of Texas. The minimum pressure is 1011 mb, and it is producing winds to 25-35 m.p.h. in thunderstorms northeast of the center. A reconnaissance plane is scheduled to investigate this system this afternoon. **Eastern North Pacific Tropical Depression Karina** At 11:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday the center of Tropical Depression Karina was located at latitude 15.9N and longitude 126.5W which put it about 1185 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Karina was moving toward the southeast at 5 m.p.h. The maximum sustained wind speed was 30 m.p.h. and the minimum surface pressure was 1005 mb. The National Hurricane Center has issued its last advisory on Karina. **Eastern North Pacific Tropical Storm Marie** At 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday the center of Tropical Storm Marie was located at latitude 23.1N and longitude 125.0W which put it about 960 miles west of the southern tip of Baja California. Marie was moving toward the west-northwest at 15 m.p.h. The maximum sustained wind speed was 65 m.p.h. and the minimum surface pressure was 989 mb.
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