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Hurricane Fred 9-10

Hurricane FredPosition: 17.4 N 35.1 W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [350°] near 3 mph [6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 105 mph [170 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 980 mb ↑.

It is 740 miles [1190 km] West of the Cape Verde Islands.

After yesterday’s burst of development Fred is expected to slow down and lose power.

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

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1 cookie jill { 09.10.09 at 12:43 pm }

Something about a Hurricane named “Fred” that just, well, doesn’t sound right.
.-= last blog ..Tired of waiting to Friday Night News Dumps =-.

2 Bryan { 09.10.09 at 2:03 pm }

I have felt that since this storm popped up, Jill. “Monster Hurricane Fred Ravages Coast” just does seem natural. I was unnerved by getting pummeled by Hurricane Dennis, but Fred?