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Hurricane Rina – Day 4

Hurricane RinaPosition: 18.5N 86.5W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [320°] near 6 mph [ 9 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 85 mph [140 kph].
Wind Gusts: 105 mph [165 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 80 miles [130 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 15 miles [ 20 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb.

Currently about 120 miles [ 190 km] East of Chetumal, Mexico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Northeast Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from Punta Gruesa North to San Felipe.

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

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of Belize from Belize City northward.

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.]