Post-Tropical Storm Olga becomes big rainmaker

Posted at 5:54 AM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 06:16:21-04

The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 17 mph.

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Olga is forecast to move quickly northward to north-northeastward on Saturday and then turn northeastward late Saturday or Sunday.

On the forecast track, the center of the post-tropical cyclone will move up the Mississippi Valley tomorrow and toward the Great Lakes later this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is expected after the cyclone moves over land Saturday morning.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) from the center.

It is no threat to Florida.