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Post-Tropical Cyclone Oscar – Day 5

Post-Tropical Cyclone OscarPosition: 39.3N 49.6W [ 4PM CDT 2100 UTC].
Movement: Northeast [030°] near 35 mph [56 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph [120 kph].
Wind Gusts: 90 mph [145 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 320 miles [520 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Minimum central pressure: 976 mb ↓.

Currently about 540 miles [ 870 km] South-Southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.

Oscar has transformed into a post-tropical cyclone. 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.]

October 31, 2018   No Comments

All Hallowed Evening

Bonus Cat Blogging

Jack o' lanternWhether you celebrate Celtic New Year’s Eve [Samhain], the evening before All Saints Day [Halloween], or the anniversary of the posting of Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses in 1517 [Reformation Day], have a happy one.

Wikipedia does its normally thorough job of covering all of the bases on the holidays that share October 31st.

These are my remembrances of a traditional American Halloween.

Locally we are having preemptive lawn drowning to prevent people at the ‘Autumn Festival’ from parking on our grass.

October 31, 2018   2 Comments