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Tropical Storm Philippe
Adv #: 19 Lat: 18.2N Lon: 54.5W     Winds: 50 mph (43 kts)     Moving: NW 8 mph (7 kts)     Pressure: 29.59 in (1002 mb)
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Invest #91L   (Location: Central Atlantic)
Lat: 14.7N Lon: 44.1W     Moving: N 12 mph (10 kts)     Pressure: 29.71 in (1006 mb)     Track History     Maps: Forecast | Satellite
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Active Systems and Invests What’s an invest?What is a Tropical Invest? A weather system for which a tropical cyclone forecast center (NHC, CPHC, or JTWC) is interested in collecting specialized data sets (e.g., microwave imagery) and/or running model guidance. Once a system has been designated as an invest, data collection and processing is initiated on a number of government and academic web sites, including the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (UW-CIMSS). The designation of a system as an invest does not correspond to any particular likelihood of development of the system into a tropical cyclone; operational products such as the Tropical Weather Outlook or the JTWC/TCFA should be consulted for this purpose.

source: NHC/NOAA

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