Extratropical Bertha Moving North Toward Canada

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Forecast Cone image updated at 10:36 AM

Location 150 miles SSW of Buffalo New York
Wind 25 mph
Heading N at 30 mph
Pressure 29.89
Coordinates 80.2W, 40.8N

Discussion

At 1100 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC), the center of post-tropical/extratropical cyclone Bertha was located near latitude 40.8 north, longitude 80.2 west. The cyclone is moving toward the north near 30 mph (48 km/h) and will gradually accelerate as the poorly defined center of circulation moves into Canada later today.

Maximum sustained winds are near 25 mph (35 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).