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Messing About

So, while I’ve been watching triplets of tropical weather, I’ve been setting up my Computers and getting them back on line. Meanwhile Apple, Ubuntu, and M$ are sending out major updates.

I was lucky on the iPad. I didn’t realize there was a major update, IOS 10, coming out, so I was late to the party. That meant that I got IOS 10.00001 [OK – 10.0.1], the version that didn’t ‘brick’ many older devices.

I am currently upgrading my Linux box to version 16.04, the latest long-term support version.

Then I have to go back and check to see if Windows 10 finished its upgrade. It said it was updating, but then it stopped letting me check to see how far along it was.

September 15, 2016   28 Comments

Tropical Storm Karl – Day 2

Tropical Storm KarlPosition: 17.9N 32.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 60 mph [ 95 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1005 mb ↓.

Currently about 1930 miles [3105 km] East of the Leeward Islands.

Twelve has been upgraded to a tropical storm at 10PM CDT.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

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Tropical Storm Julia – Day 3

Tropical Storm JuliaPosition: 31.5N 77.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: East-Southeast [120°] near 5 mph [ 7 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mb.

Currently about 190 miles [ 310 km] East-Southeast of Charleston, South Carolina.

Julia is going to hang around just off the coast for a few more days. This afternoon’s Hurricane Hunter reports that Julia has regained tropical storm strength.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

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Tropical Storm Ian – Day 4

Tropical Storm IanPosition: 42.9N 44.9W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [040°] near 53 mph [85 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [105 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Minimum central pressure: 998 mb.

Currently about 995 miles [1605 km] West-Northwest of the Azores.

The storm will probably go post-tropical later today or tomorrow.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

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