Subtropical Storm Theta becomes record-breaking 29th named storm of the season

Posted at 10:50 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-14 23:11:56-05

Tropical Storm Theta is moving toward the east near 5 mph.

A gradual turn to the northeast is expected on Sunday, and Theta is forecast to accelerate northward or north-northeastward on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected during the next couple of days, and Theta is forecast to become a remnant low by Sunday night and dissipate early next week.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles to the south of the center.

As of 11 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2020:

Location: 31.7 N 18.7 W

Moving: E at 5 mph

Max sustained winds: 40 mph

Max pressure: 1003 mb

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