Tropical Storm Imelda Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112019
130 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019
TROPICAL STORM IMELDA MAKES LANDFALL NEAR FREEPORT TEXAS.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING WILL SPREAD INLAND.
NOAA Doppler radar data and surface observations indicate that Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall near Freeport, Texas at 100 PM CDT with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
A National Ocean Service observing site at Freeport, Texas reported a minimum pressure near 1005 mb (29.68 inches) around the time of landfall.
SUMMARY OF 130 PM CDT…1830 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 0 MI…0 KM S OF FREEPORT TEXAS
ABOUT 35 MI…55 KM SW OF GALVESTON TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…N OR 5 DEGREES AT 7 MPH…11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES