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Anousheh Ansari

This is a Muslim waiting for a flight.

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October 24, 2010   8 Comments

Hurricane Richard – Day 5

Hurricane RichardPosition: 17.3N 88.6W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [285°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 90 mph [145 kph].
Wind Gusts: 110 mph [175 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 105 miles [170 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 25 km].
Minimum central pressure: 981 mb ↓.

Currently on land about 15 miles [ 25 km] East of Belmopan, Belize.

Storm made landfall at 7:45PM CDT [0045 UTC] at 17.2N 88.3W, about 20 miles [32 km] South-Southwest of Belize City as a strong category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 90 mph [145 kph] and a central pressure of 981 mb.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Belize.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Punta Gruesa to Chetumal.

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 24, 2010   Comments Off on Hurricane Richard – Day 5