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Stormy Weather

While Mustang Bobby awaits the arrival of Ernesto, I’ll take the time to bid good bye to one of my old alternate landing fields – Wake Island.

The Air Force evacuated Wake Island today in anticipation of the arrival of Super Typhoon Ioke. With 155mph constant winds and 190mph gusts that are generating 50-foot waves, Wake Island is about to be scrubbed clean of just about everything.

The Pacific is experiencing the same kind of typhoon season this year that the Atlantic experienced last year – multiple large destructive storms.