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The Dilemma

No one wants Ike to hit them, but that means it hits someone else because it still hasn’t started a turn to the North and its headed into the Gulf after smashing through the Turks and Caicos Islands, the lower Bahamas and Cuba.

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September 6, 2008   7 Comments

Tropical Storm Hanna

Tropical Storm HannaPosition: 40.5 N 73.4 W. [10 PM CDT]
Movement: Northeast [050°] near 30 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 60 mph.
Wind Gusts: 70 mph.
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 200 miles.
Minimum central pressure: 992 mb.

It is 90 miles West-Southwest of the eastern tip of Long Island.

Hanna came ashore at about 2:20 AM CDT near the South/North Carolina border.

September 6, 2008   2 Comments

Obersturmfury Ike – Category 4

Hurricane IkePosition: 21.2 N 70.9 W. [10 PM CDT]
Movement: West-Southwest [255°] near 15 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 135 mph.
Wind Gusts: 160 mph.
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles.
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles.
Minimum central pressure: 947 mb.

It is near the Turks and Caicos Islands.

It is not looking good for Cuba after Ike finishes with the Bahamas.

Ike is back to Category 4 at 4 PM.

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Tropical Depression Josephine – Final Advisory

Tropical Depression Storm JosephinePosition: 16.8 N 36.9 W. [4 AM CDT]
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 7 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 30 mph.
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles.
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

It is 855 miles West of the Cape Verde Islands.

It has weakened under persistent wind shear to a remnant low.

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