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FINAL UPDATE: 400 PM CDT SAT JUL 24 2010 ...BONNIE DEGENERATES INTO A DISORGANIZED AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...
Ships working on Gulf Oil Spill Return After TS Passes
200 PM EDT FRI JUL 23 2010 ...BONNIE...LESS ORGANIZED...MOVING RAPIDLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA...
Tropical Depression Three has become the second named storm in the Atlantic basin for the 2010 Hurricane Season. The storm produced heavy rains over the Bahamas and continued towards the Gulf of Mexico. Bonnie is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches over south Florida with possible isolated maximum amounts of 5 inches. NHC issuing advisories on TS BONNIE
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE FLORIDA WEST COAST FROM EAST CAPE SABLE NORTHWARD TO ENGLEWOOD
* DESTIN FLORIDA TO MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA...INCLUDING LAKE
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.
SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION (23 Jul)
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM ESE OF NAPLES FLORIDA
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM SE OF FT. MYERS FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO A FEW RAINBANDS. NO IMPORTANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST WHILE BONNIE CROSSES THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. HOWEVER...SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE WHEN THE CYCLONE MOVES OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
Port of Key West Closed - July 22nd (Details)
CCL: www.carnival.com Weather Update
Updated: July 22, 2010
In an effort to ensure the safety and comfort of all our guests, we are closely monitoring the path of Tropical Depression #3. At this point, the port of Key West will be closed on Friday, 07/23. This will impact the Carnival Destiny 07/22/10 departure requiring that we reverse the sequence of port calls. Our revised itinerary is as follows:
Day Port of Call Arrive Depart
Thu Miami, FL 4:00PM
Fri Fun Day at Sea
Sat Cozumel 7:00AM 4:00PM
Sun Key West, FL 12:30PM 8:00PM
Mon Miami, FL 8:00AM
We will continue to provide further updates if other developments occur.
RCI: www.royalcaribbean.com Tropical Weather Update
July 23, 2010 - 10:00 AM EST
Royal Caribbean International
|Since the U.S. Coast Guard closed the Port of Key West due to Tropical Storm Bonnie, Grandeur of the Seas was unable to make its scheduled port call there today. The ship is sailing directly to Cozumel, Mexico, where it will arrive on Saturday. |
No other Royal Caribbean International ship's itinerary is currently being affected by Tropical Storm Bonnie.
Celebrity Cruises & Azamara Club Cruises
Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises are closely monitoring the path and progress of tropical depression #3 to ensure our guests enjoy safe and comfortable cruises, and to make certain our ships steer clear of the storm. The safety of our guests and crew members is always our foremost concern.
At this time, no Celebrity Cruises or Azamara Club Cruises ship is being affected by tropical weather. We will continue to closely monitor weather conditions and will update this information if there are any changes.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE ALONG SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA WHILE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS MAINLY IN SQUALLS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD OVER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. RAINFALL...BONNIE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER SOUTH FLORIDA...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES. TORNADOES...ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER EXTREME SOUTHERN FLORIDA LATER TODAY. STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS BY AS MUCH AS 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST NEAR AND TO THE RIGHT OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL ON THE NORTHERN GULF COAST.