Observations from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Tropical Depression Ten has strengthened into Tropical Storm Idalia. The maximum winds are estimated to be 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
SUMMARY OF 1015 AM CDT…1515 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 80 MI…135 KM ESE OF COZUMEL MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…E OR 90 DEGREES AT 2 MPH…4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…996 MB…29.41 INCHES
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