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Hurricane Fiona – Day 6

Hurricane FionaPosition: 20.6N 70.3W [10:00PM CDT 0300UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [330°] near 10 mph [17 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 110 mph [175 kph].
Wind Gusts: 125 mph [200 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles [220 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 30 miles [ 45 km].
Minimum central pressure: 971 mb ↓.

Currently about 80 miles [ 130 km] Southeast of Grand Turk Island.

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding continues in the eastern Dominican Republic.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Turks & Caicos Islands.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Southeastern Bahamas, including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the north coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo to Puerto Plata.

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.]

September 19, 2022   Comments Off on Hurricane Fiona – Day 6

Avast Ye Lubbers


It’ll be double rations of grog all around in the galley as ye throw the pasta and pesto down your gullet for the final day of Pasta Week, on Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Belay that! ‘T’would be better done by swilling lambrusco directly from the flask!

September 19, 2022   Comments Off on Avast Ye Lubbers