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Theta becomes a remnant low... this is the last update

Theta becomes a remnant low... this is the last update
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Posted at 10:36 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 13:10:42-05

UPDATE 11/15/20 10 AM

Theta has now turned to the north as it moves slowly at 2 mph. It will continue to move in this direction until the remnant low dissipates Monday. It is no threat to land as it moves through the far east Atlantic.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST ERIC STONE

UPDATE 11/14/20 10 PM

Tropical Storm Theta is greatly sheared with convection only along the east and south of the storm. Dry air has still been entering the system from the west as it packs maximum sustained wind of 40 mph as it moves slowly to the east at 5 mph. A northeast turn will occur Sunday as the storm is expected to become a depression and then post tropical.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST ERIC STONE

UPDATE 11/14/20 4 PM

Theta continues to weaken with maximum sustained wind of 40 mph. It continues to move to the east at 6 mph, but is expected to move to the northeast by Monday and accelerate in speed. Theta is encountering strong shear and dry air which will cause Theta to become a depression overnight and a remnant low soon.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST ERIC STONE

UPDATE 11/14/20 9 AM

Nearly all of the deep convection associated with Theta has dissipated showing the storm is weakening. Wind shear and dry air at in the mid-latitude should help continue this trend. Theta is expected to move eastward and we will see a gradual decrease in forward speed. At the moment, Theta is no threat to land and is forecast to dissipate near the Madeira Island in the coming days.

FOX 4 MORNING FORECASTER LAUREN PETRELLI

UPDATE 11/13/20 4 AM

No change in strength with Theta this morning as the storm should turn toward the east-southeast and slow its forward speed today. A continued slow east-southeastward motion is then expected through the weekend followed a turn sharply toward the north by early next week. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 12 hours or so. Afterward, weakening is expected through the weekend, and Theta is expected to become a remnant low on Sunday and dissipate in 5 days. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 195 miles from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb.

FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST TRENT ARIC

UPDATE 10 PM 11/12/20

Tropical Storm Theta has weakened a bit this evening with a maximum sustained wind of 60 mph as it moves toward the east at 12 mph. The cloud pattern of Theta looks a bit more disorganized as Theta is expected to continue to weaken through this weekend. In fact, Theta is expected to weaken into a depression as it turns to the northeast and north. Theta will not affect any land areas before becoming a remnant low late Sunday or Monday.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST ERIC STONE

UPDATE 11/12/20 4 PM

Tropical Storm Theta continues to move to the east with little change in strength throughout the day. Maximum sustained wind is still at 65 mph as it moves toward the east at 9 mph. Theta will be no threat to any land masses as it eventually turns to the northeast and north weakening into a remnant low this weekend.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST ERIC STONE

UPDATE 11/12/20 4 AM

Theta is moving toward the east-northeast near 12 mph. This general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so, followed by a turn towards the east with a slower forward speed by Friday. Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast through Friday. Slow weakening is forecast to begin over the weekend.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 205 miles from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb.

FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST TRENT ARIC

UPDATE 11/11/20 4 AM

Theta is moving toward the east-northeast near 8 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue for the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts. Slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 205 miles from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 989 mb.

FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST TRENT ARIC

UPDATE 5PM 11/10/20

Theta has now become tropical as it continues to move eastward in the eastern Atlantic. It is not a threat to land & is expected to weaken by the end of the week.

FOX 4 METEOROLOGIST CINDY PRESZLER

UPDATE 11/10/20 11 AM

Not much has changed with Theta with this advisory. It's headed east and will not threaten land anytime soon. Weakening is expected later this week.

FOX 4 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST DEREK BEASLEY

UPDATE 11/10/20 4 AM

Subtropical Storm Theta is located over the open Atlantic and is moving toward the east near 12 mph. An eastward to east-northeastward motion across the eastern Atlantic is expected during the next few days. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected during the next few days.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 115 miles from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb.

FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST TRENT ARIC

FIRST UPDATE 11/9/20 10 PM

Subtropical Storm Theta has formed in the Atlantic. The storm is positioned at 28.8° N 40.3° W moving east at 15. Max winds are at 50 mph. Some strengthening is expected through Wednesday. Tropical storm force winds extend 115 mi from the center. The current central pressure is 1000 mb. The formation of Theta breaks the record for the most named storms on record with 29. The last season nearly as active was in 2005.

FOX 4 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST DEREK BEASLEY

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