The latest on Post-Tropical Cyclone Hermine – Gradual weakening is forecast to begin by Tuesday morning

two_atl_0d0At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Hermine was located near latitude 37.9 North, longitude 68.3 West. The post-tropical cyclone is drifting toward the north near 3 mph (6 km/h).  A gradual turn toward the north-northwest and northwest is expected to occur this afternoon and tonight.  A northeastward motion is expected to begin by Tuesday night.  On the forecast track, the center of Hermine will meander slowly offshore of the mid-Atlantic coast for the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts.  Hermine should remain near hurricane strength through tonight.  Gradual weakening is forecast to begin by Tuesday morning. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches). Read the rest here 09:28

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