Monthly Archives: August 2011

Katia Becomes Second Hurricane In 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season

As of 11:00pm EDT, Katia has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and becomes the second hurricane in the Atlantic basin this year. SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST 8/31/2011…0300 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————————- LOCATION…15.0N 44.4W ABOUT 1165 MI…1875 KM E OF THE … Continue reading

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Lee, Soon To Form? (8/30/2011)

I will get to tropical development in the Caribbean that will trek into the Gulf of Mexico later.  Right now, I want to focus on Tropical Storm Katia in the open Atlantic and what it might do and where it … Continue reading

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Rainfall Totals From Hurricane Irene (UPDATED)

**UPDATED RAINFALL TOTALS & WIND GUSTS** ****Courtesy of Cory Mottice: http://www.corymottice.com/2011/08/28/rainfall-totalspeak-wind-gusts-from-irene/****       Rainfall(Top 10 Amounts) Virginia Beach Va., 20.40 inches Jacksonville, N.C., 20.00 inches Bunyan, N.C., 15.66 inches New Bern, N.C., 14.79 inches Williamstown, N.C., 14.27 inches Leonardtown, Md., … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Rainfall Totals (So Far)

TOP RAINFALL TOTALS(Thru 1PM EDT)/TOP WIND GUSTS(Thru 1PM EDT) (1*) 19.00″ (Aurora, NC – COOP) (2) 14.00″ (Bunyan, NC) (1) 115 (Cedar Island, NC) (3) 12.52″ (Ft. Eustis, VA) (2) 92 (Fort Macon, NC) (4) 11.31″ (Washington, NC) (3) 88 … Continue reading

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Irene Downgraded To A Tropical Storm (8/28/2011)

With a minimum central pressure of 966mb and maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, Irene is now a tropical storm located over New York.  It is moving towards the northeast and will likely be out of the CONUS by late … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Update (8/27/2011)

Irene remains a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.  Though it has weakened some, Irene will still make a huge impact for people in its path.  Storm surge of 4-8 feet (and higher in places) along the VA, … Continue reading

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Irene Makes Landfall (8/27/2011)

Hurricane Irene made landfall this morning near Cape Lookout, North Carolina.  Irene has already produced 6-8″ of rain for a large swath of eastern NC, and up to 12″ in isolated areas.  Irene will continue moving in a northerly direction … Continue reading

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