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Katrina

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It wasn’t the storm, it was the levees.

It wasn’t Nature, it was man.

August 29, 2017   No Comments

Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten – Day 3

Potential Tropical Cyclone TenPosition: 36.0N 74.3W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [050°] near 24 mph [39 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [165 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1003 mb ↓.

Currently about 85 miles [ 140 km] Northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

All watches and warnings have been cancelled. This is the final NHC advisory.

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.]

August 29, 2017   No Comments

Tropical Storm Harvey – Part II Day 7

Tropical Storm HarveyPosition: 29.0N 93.6W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [035°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 160 miles [260 km].
Minimum central pressure: 994 mb.

Currently about 65 miles [ 105 km] South-Southeast of Port Arthur, Texas.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for North of Freeport, Texas to Grand Isle, Louisiana.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Holly Beach to Morgan City, Louisiana.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Port Bolivar, Texas, to Holly Beach, Louisiana.

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.]

August 29, 2017   8 Comments