Skip to comments.Hurricane/TS Katrina Live Thread, Part II
Posted on 08/25/2005 11:51:53 PM PDT by NautiNurse
Katrina is emerging into the very warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico early this morning after making landfall in SE Florida, then tracking SW. Thus far, she is well ahead of schedule, leaving at least four fatalities in her wake, and well over 1 million without electricity.
The following links are self-updating.
Public Advisory Currently published every 3 hours 5A, 8A, 11A, 2P, etc. ET
NHC Discussion Published every six hours 6A, 11A, 6P, 11P
Three Day Forecast Track
Five Day Forecast Track
Navy Storm Track
Katrina Track Forecast Archive Nice loop of each NHC forecast track for both three and five day
Alternate Hurricane Models via Skeetobite
Buoy Data Florida
Key West Experimental Radar Subject to delays and outages - and well worth the wait
Excellent South FL radar loop
Tampa Bay Long Range Radar Loop
Storm Floater IR Loop
Storm Floater Still & Loop Options
Color Enhanced IR Loop
Florida East Coast Surf Reports Lots of great info here, including surf cams
Central Florida Hurricane Center
Hurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part I
|Category||Wind Speed||Barometric Pressure||Storm Surge||Damage Potential|
|< 39 mph
< 34 kts
|39 - 73 mph
34 - 63 kts
|74 - 95 mph
64 - 82 kts
|28.94" or more
980.02 mb or more
|4.0' - 5.0'
1.2 m - 1.5 m
|Minimal damage to vegetation|
|96 - 110 mph
83 - 95 kts
|28.50" - 28.93"
965.12 mb - 979.68 mb
|6.0' - 8.0'
1.8 m - 2.4 m
|Moderate damage to houses|
|111 - 130 mph
96 - 112 kts
|27.91" - 28.49"
945.14 mb - 964.78 mb
|9.0' - 12.0'
2.7 m - 3.7 m
|Extensive damage to small buildings|
|131 - 155 mph
113 - 135 kts
|27.17" - 27.90"
920.08 mb - 944.80 mb
|13.0' - 18.0'
3.9 m - 5.5 m
|Extreme structural damage|
|Greater than 155 mph
Greater than 135 kts
|Less than 27.17"
Less than 920.08 mb
|Greater than 18.0'
Greater than 5.5m
|Catastrophic building failures possible|
West Virgina? Tuesday?
She's on the phone right now... I anticpate the baby might hhave been born.
Looks like you'll have the rain by Tues night. Depends upon how strong she gets in the Gulf too.
7 pounds 14 ounces.....born at 2:47...healthy!
1 hour and 45 minutes after they left the house!
Glory Be, Grandma. :)
I've been monitoring this thread....
And you MIGHT want to change thy tagline....:)
Congratulations Howlin!! Give Momma and the new baby a kiss!
That's Mimi......and she makes 5 under 5!
I'm going home here in a minute...............see you all later!
Time for a tag line change!
Congratulations on the birth of a new granddaughter.
Goodnight, Grandma - now i can go to bed :)
Congrats on the new addition!
PS .. that weather reader on TWC never learned how to say "str" words ... she says "shtr .. as in shtrong and shtrange .. what is that?? I am such a petty language snob ;) ..
I just hope being born during a hurricane isn't a sign of things to come ... you did say she was having a girl, right?? .. *L*
here's an old lady smoking a cigar for you...
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