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Hurricane Rina – Day 3

Hurricane RinaPosition: 17.5N 84.8W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West [270°] near 3 mph [ 6 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 110 mph [175 kph].
Wind Gusts: 130 mph [215 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 966 mb ↓.

Currently about 240 miles [ 385 km] East-Southeast of Chetumal, Mexico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the East Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from Punta Gruesa North to Cancun.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the East Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from Chetumal North to Punta Gruesa.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Belize from Belize City northward and for the Bay Islands of Roatan and Guanaja.

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.]