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Hurricane Irma – Day 10

Hurricane IrmaPosition: 22.1N 77.7W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [280°] near 13 mph [20 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 160 mph [260 kph].
Wind Gusts: 190 mph [305 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 185 miles [295 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 70 miles [110 km].
Minimum central pressure: 924 mb.

Currently about 300 miles [ 485 km] South-Southeast of Miami, Florida.

At 10PM Irma is again a Category 5 storm.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Volusia/Brevard County Line southward around the Florida peninsula to Anclote River, Florida Keys, Lake Okeechobee, Florida Bay, the Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, and Matanzas, Central Bahamas, Ragged Island, and Northwestern Bahamas.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Cuban provinces of Holguin, Las Tunas, La Habana, and Ciudad de la Habana.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Volusia/Brevard County Line southward around the Florida peninsula to Anclote River, the Florida Keys, and Tampa Bay.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for North of the Volusia/Brevard County Line to Fernandina Beach, North and west of Anclote River to Indian Pass, and the Cuban provinces of Holguin and Las Tunas.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for North of the Volusia/Brevard County Line to the Flagler/Volusia County line, and North of Anclote River to Suwannee River.

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.]

September 8, 2017   15 Comments

Hurricane Jose – Day 4

Tropical Storm JosePosition: 16.9N 59.3W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 155 mph [250 kph].
Wind Gusts: 185 mph [300 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 938 mb.

Currently about 265 miles [ 430 km] East-Southeast of the Northern Leeward Islands.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Martin, Sint Maarten, St. Barthelemy.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Antigua, Saba, and St. Eustatius.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Antigua.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Montserrat, St Kitts, Nevis, British Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, and St. John.

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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Hurricane Katia – Day 4

Hurricane KatiaPosition: 20.6N 97.2W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Southwest [250°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 100 mph [160 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 65 miles [100 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 30 km].
Minimum central pressure: 988 mb ↑.

Currently about 120 miles [ 190 km] South-Southeast of Tampico, Mexico.

At 10PM CDT making landfall North of Tecolutla, Mexico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of the Mexican state of Veracruz from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for North of Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco and South of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz.

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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