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Hurricane Maria To Potentially Impact ENC

Written by on September 24, 2017 in Tropics
Hurricane Maria To Potentially Impact ENC

Hurricane Maria is still a category 3 hurricane with winds at 115 mph moving northward at 9 mph. This general motion is expected to continue over the next two to three days between the upper-level trough over the southeastern US and the subtropical ridge over the Atlantic. After that there is some disagreement as to […]

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Maria Becomes A Hurricane

Written by on September 17, 2017 in Tropics
Maria Becomes A Hurricane

5:00 PM AST Sun Sep 17 Location: 13.8°N 57.5°W Moving: WNW at 15 mph Min pressure: 982 mb Max sustained: 75 mph Maria has become a hurricane as of 5:00 PM. Strong convection is now occurring over the center of the storm and Hurricane Hunters aircraft detected an open eye wall as well as surface winds in excess of […]

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Written by on September 6, 2017 in Tropics

Hurricane Irma still remains a very dangerous category 5 hurricane with sustained winds at 185 mph with much higher gusts. Hurricane Irma 5:00 PM EDT on September 06, 2017 Location 18.8 N -65.4 W Winds: 185 mph Gust: 225 mph Pressure: 914 mb Category: 5 Moving: WNW at 16 mph Irma is going WNW which […]

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Major Hurricane Irma Continues Westward

Written by on September 3, 2017 in Tropics
Major Hurricane Irma Continues Westward

Hurricane Irma 5:00 PM EDT on September 03, 2017 Location 17.6 N -49.8 W Winds: 115 mph Gust: 140 mph Pressure: 969 mb Category: 3 Moving: W at 13 mph Hurricane Irma’s core has become somewhat ragged as oppose to its appears two days ago. Based on recon data this afternoon, it appears that the […]

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Irma Track Still Remaining A Mystery

Written by on September 2, 2017 in Tropics
Irma Track Still Remaining A Mystery

Hurricane Irma 5:00 PM EDT on September 02, 2017 Location 18.5 N -44.6 W Winds: 110 mph Gust: 135 mph Pressure: 973 mb Category: 2 Moving: W at 14 mph Hurricane Irma is now a category 2 after reaching category 3 status 48 hours ago. Irma is still expected to become a major hurricane again […]

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