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Hurricane Irene [Now at Cat 3]
NHC/NOAA ^ | 20 August 2011 | NHC/NOAA

Posted on 08/20/2011 4:22:03 PM PDT by NautiNurse

Tropical Storm Irene has developed from Invest 97 in the Western Atlantic Ocean, east of the Leeward Islands.

Satellite Images

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NHC Discussions

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To: cll

Stay safe cll,it’s headed to us now.We have a shore place that is rented.They might have to evacuate according to where this lands.We are 2 blocks from the beach.Scary times.


251 posted on 08/23/2011 1:29:49 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today:))
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To: fatima

Be careful. Prayers up.


252 posted on 08/23/2011 1:53:04 PM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: cll

WOW. Just WOW!


253 posted on 08/23/2011 2:18:22 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: fatima

Thank goodness for Virginia’s barrier islands. However, I’, still equ-distant from the bays created by them on the Atlantic Coast and the Chesapeake Bay. I’m going to be seriously rethinking my weekend plans.


254 posted on 08/23/2011 2:21:52 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: NautiNurse

A Tropical Storm Watch has just been issued for Broward and Palm Beach counties. First watch/warning issued for CONUS so far.

From 5:13pm EDT until further notice.


255 posted on 08/23/2011 2:23:36 PM PDT by IYAAYAS (Live free or die trying)
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To: IYAAYAS
A Tropical Storm Watch has just been issued for Broward and Palm Beach counties. First watch/warning issued for CONUS so far.

Do you have a source reference link for this statement? I can only find a reference for a marine advisory. Nothing for land. Thanks.


256 posted on 08/23/2011 2:50:54 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Sorry no. I get text alerts from mobile.wrh.noa.gov/SMS

While I’m typing this a “Special Hurricane Statement” was just issued for Broward and PBC. It says “high surf and dangerous rip currents” “watches and warnings not in effect” I’m not sure what that means considering the previous text, maybe someone accidentaly hit a button LOL. Any cancellation usualy gets a separate text.

The special statement says: “showers and occasional squals...gusts to 30-40mph in SE FL. Chance of stronger gusts possible in PBC.”


257 posted on 08/23/2011 3:08:48 PM PDT by IYAAYAS (Live free or die trying)
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To: NautiNurse

OOPs, sorry about that SMS address:

“iNWS is an experimental service intended for NWS core partners, including emergency managers, community leaders and other government agencies only.”

;)


258 posted on 08/23/2011 3:14:48 PM PDT by IYAAYAS (Live free or die trying)
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To: IYAAYAS
With anxiety and stress levels understandably running on the high side, please do not post "official" information without factual verification.
Thanks.

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST requested
HURRICANE IRENE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
559 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2011

...Tropical storm watches now in effect for the Atlantic waters off Southeast
Florida. There is no watch in effect for land areas across south Florida...

New information...
A tropical storm watch has now been issued for portions of
the South Florida waters. There is no watch in effect anywhere across
mainland South florida.

259 posted on 08/23/2011 3:21:12 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Models are starting to trend toward the area of NC between Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras.


260 posted on 08/23/2011 3:23:49 PM PDT by alancarp (Liberals are all for shared pain... until they're included in the pain group.)
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To: alancarp

Each run of the forecast models seems to take it farther east. I’m thinking the eye isn’t going to make landfall.


261 posted on 08/23/2011 3:30:19 PM PDT by Nachoman (I HOPE we CHANGE presidents.)
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To: NautiNurse

Question for you, my good FRiend:

#1 son is at Myrtle Beach and he e-mailed about some big waves. Is it even possible that the surf could be affected that far away at this time?


262 posted on 08/23/2011 3:31:37 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: don-o
Perhaps there was a local storm stirring up the surf this afternoon. Here are the local surf and marine forecasts for Myrtle Beach. The swells should begin to pick up tomorrow in the area.
263 posted on 08/23/2011 3:40:43 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Thanks. He’s hoping they can hang in until Friday. Last summer fling before his school begins.


264 posted on 08/23/2011 3:45:11 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Gabz
Well the least we will do is have the renter's bring in the outdoor furniture.They still might have to evacuate.That island floods fast.
265 posted on 08/23/2011 4:18:04 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today:))
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To: fatima

I would hope they would think to do that anyway........


266 posted on 08/23/2011 5:25:18 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: NautiNurse
From Bastardi on Twitter:

@BigJoeBastardi Joe Bastardi
IRENE EXPLODING! PRESSURE DOWN NEAR 965. NOW A POWER RATING OF 5.5 OUT OF 10 BASTARDI SCALE ( pressure factors into true strength)
14 minutes ago via web

@BigJoeBastardi Joe Bastardi
Should deliver hurricane force winds in all states NC to Maine
15 minutes ago via web

267 posted on 08/23/2011 5:48:19 PM PDT by zzeeman ("We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.")
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To: zzeeman
Hurricane Irene Visible Satellite
268 posted on 08/23/2011 5:57:10 PM PDT by Aquamarine
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To: Nachoman

I agree about each update taking it further to the east. My whole family is on the northern end of the Outer Banks and in Norfolk, so I’m on pins and needles (I’m outside of Columbia, SC). My brother’s place is right on Currituck Sound.

Any Freeper prayer warriors on this thread, I’d sure appreciate your prayers that this thing turns out to sea, not just for my family but for all those that are in the path.


269 posted on 08/23/2011 6:19:05 PM PDT by Grandma Pam
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To: zzeeman

11PM update should be packed with info. Both NOAA2 and AF302 hunting the hurricane tonight.


270 posted on 08/23/2011 6:19:09 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Excellent maps!


271 posted on 08/23/2011 6:21:38 PM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is never 'free'.)
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To: NautiNurse

Irene is taking a peek at us right now, still headed @ 295. If she don’t turn real soon , Floridians might need a stick and a spoon to clean up with.


272 posted on 08/23/2011 6:26:35 PM PDT by eastforker
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To: NautiNurse

Nice eye!

I’m calling a perfect buzz saw shape by this time tomorrow.


273 posted on 08/23/2011 6:56:10 PM PDT by IYAAYAS (Live free or die trying)
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To: eastforker

The NOAA plane actually had found higher winds than the AF plane. She’s back up to Cat 2, at least.

Product: NOAA Vortex Message (URNT12 KWBC)
Transmitted: 24th day of the month at 00:30Z
Aircraft: Lockheed WP-3D Orion (Reg. Num. N42RF)
Storm Number: 09
Storm Name: Irene (flight in the North Atlantic basin)
Mission Number: 10
Storm Number & Year: 09L in 2011
Observation Number: 20
A. Time of Center Fix: 24th day of the month at 0:06Z
B. Center Fix Coordinates: 21°3’N 71°56’W (21.05N 71.9333W)
B. Center Fix Location: 59 miles (94 km) to the WSW (241°) from Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands (GBR).
C. Minimum Height at Standard Level: Not Available
D & E. Estimated (by SFMR or visually) Maximum Surface Wind: Not Available
F. Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: From 148° at 101kts (From the SSE at ~ 116.2mph)
G. Location of Maximum Flight Level Wind Inbound: 28 nautical miles (32 statute miles) to the ENE (57°) of center fix
H. Minimum Sea Level Pressure: 968mb (28.59 inHg) - Extrapolated
I. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Outside Eye: 14°C (57°F) at a pressure alt. of 2,448m (8,031ft)
J. Maximum Flight Level Temp & Pressure Altitude Inside Eye: 20°C (68°F) at a pressure alt. of 2,438m (7,999ft)
K. Dewpoint Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): 14°C (57°F)
K. Sea Surface Temp (collected at same location as temp inside eye): Not Available
L. Eye Character: Open in the southwest
M. Eye Shape & Diameter: Circular with a diameter of 20 nautical miles (23 statute miles)
N. Fix Determined By: Penetration, Radar, Wind, Pressure and Temperature
N. Fix Level: Other - Not surface, 1500ft, 925mb (if vortex is newer than about mid 90’s; see note for more), 850mb, 700mb, 500mb, 400mb, 300mb or 200mb
O. Navigation Fix Accuracy: 1 nautical mile
O. Meteorological Accuracy: 1 nautical mile
Remarks Section:
Maximum Flight Level Wind: 101kts (~ 116.2mph) in the northwest quadrant at 0:01Z
Sea Level Pressure Extrapolation From: 750mb


274 posted on 08/23/2011 6:56:30 PM PDT by eastforker
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To: abb; abbi_normal_2; aberaussie; abner; AbsoluteGrace; alancarp; Alas Babylon!; Alia; ...
Hurricane Irene
~410 miles SE of Nassau Bahamas
Max sustained winds 90mph 969mb
Moving WNW at 9mph

Hurricane force winds extend 40 miles from the center...Tropical Storm
force winds extend 205 miles from the storm center.


On/Off Hurricane List Mash Here-->

275 posted on 08/23/2011 8:03:32 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse
Last model maps I looked at the GFDI and GFDL are still not moving east as much as the rest. They are usually pretty accurate.

They must be picking up on something that the others aren't.
Hope they are just *west* outters.

276 posted on 08/23/2011 8:25:50 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: NautiNurse

Back to a cat II,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Full Advisory:

HURRICANE IRENE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 15A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092011
200 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2011

...IRENE STRENGTHENING...

SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION


LOCATION...21.3N 72.6W
ABOUT 400 MI...650 KM SE OF NASSAU
ABOUT 975 MI...1570 KM S OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...966 MB...28.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS


CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
* THE SOUTHEASTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NORTH COAST OF HAITI FROM LE MOLE ST. NICHOLAS EASTWARD TO THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BORDER

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK


AT 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRENE WAS
LOCATED BY AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT NEAR LATITUDE 21.3
NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.6 WEST. THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE HAS BEEN
WOBBLING OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS...BUT IRENE IS MOVING GENERALLY
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. A GRADUAL TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CORE OF IRENE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN AND
CENTRAL BAHAMAS TODAY AND OVER THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS ON
THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 100 MPH...155
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IRENE IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE. STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...
AND IRENE COULD BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE WITHIN THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 40 MILES...65 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
MILES...335 KM.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE
HUNTERS WAS 966 MB...28.53 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND


WIND...HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OVER PORTIONS OF THE TURKS
AND CAICOS ISLANDS...AND ARE BEGINNING TO SPREAD OVER THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
BEGIN OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TODAY...WITH HURRICANE CONDITIONS
EXPECTED TONIGHT. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE
NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS BY LATE TONIGHT...WITH HURRICANE CONDITIONS
EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

STORM SURGE...IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS NEAR THE CENTER OF
IRENE...AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS
BY AS MUCH AS 7 TO 11 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS OVER THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS...AND BY AS MUCH AS 5 TO 8 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS AND THE
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES. A STORM SURGE WILL RAISE
WATER LEVELS BY AS MUCH AS 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
ALONG THE NORTH COAST OF HAITI.

RAINFALL...IRENE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND HISPANIOLA.
ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
ASSOCIATION WITH IRENE. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN. RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE BAHAMAS...AND
THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

NEXT ADVISORY


NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM EDT.

$$


277 posted on 08/23/2011 11:15:51 PM PDT by eastforker
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To: eastforker
Statement as of 5:00 am EDT on August 24, 2011

 
...Irene continues to strengthen as it pounds the southeastern
Bahamas...will likely become a major hurricane later today...

 

 
summary of 500 am EDT...0900 UTC...information
----------------------------------------------
location...21.6n 72.9w
about 370 mi...595 km se of Nassau
about 955 mi...1535 km S of Cape Hatteras North Carolina
maximum sustained winds...110 mph...175 km/h
present movement...WNW or 295 degrees at 9 mph...15 km/h
minimum central pressure...962 mb...28.41 inches

-------------

next intermediate advisory...800 am EDT. Next complete advisory...1100 am EDT.

 
$$
Forecaster Pasch/Kimberlain

278 posted on 08/24/2011 2:27:15 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Good morning NN, been up most of the night watchin the storm. I ate three chilli dogs before I went to bed last night so I been up with a case of indigestion.


279 posted on 08/24/2011 3:01:42 AM PDT by eastforker
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To: eastforker

I hope you feel better soon! LOL—that ALL CAPS advisory gave me an early case of eye strain this morning!


280 posted on 08/24/2011 3:13:42 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: The Cajun

Last night’s run of GFDL takes the storm smack into NYC.


281 posted on 08/24/2011 3:38:40 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

Sitting here in Southern Shores NC, one block away from the ocean, watching the projected eye of Irene move eastward. Have hurricane shutters ready to go and all loose outside items put away.


282 posted on 08/24/2011 4:03:25 AM PDT by duckman (Herman 2012 Zero's night mare.)
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To: NautiNurse

Irene is now up to Cat 3 as of the 8AM intermediate advisory.


283 posted on 08/24/2011 5:03:41 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: NautiNurse
Just heard on Fox that parts of Florida are under evacuation orders. I thought Florida was in the clear. Did the forecast change?
284 posted on 08/24/2011 5:03:42 AM PDT by duckman (Herman 2012 Zero's night mare.)
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To: duckman

Are you serious?....I thought we were out of the cone?


285 posted on 08/24/2011 5:09:35 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Guenevere

Yes, heard it about 20 minutes ago. Checked ‘Skeetobiteweather’ but no change in track. Maybe they mean the Keys.


286 posted on 08/24/2011 5:13:49 AM PDT by duckman (Herman 2012 Zero's night mare.)
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To: Guenevere

I told you you would know for sure thursday evening, You thought I was joking?


287 posted on 08/24/2011 5:56:21 AM PDT by eastforker
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To: duckman

From NWS AT THIS TIME...THE MAIN CONCERN WITH HURRICANE IRENE IS THE
POSSIBILITY OF DANGEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS OF PALM BEACH...BROWARD AND MIAMI DADE COUNTIES.
SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND VERY ROUGH SEAS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THESE AREAS FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS. ALONG THE COAST...THE
MAIN CONCERNS WILL BE HAZARDOUS SURF...RIP CURRENTS AND POSSIBLE
SEVERE BEACH EROSION...PARTICULARLY ALONG COASTAL PALM BEACH
COUNTY. IN ADDITION...GUSTY WINDS UP TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE IN
SQUALLS OVER THE COASTAL SECTIONS OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDA ARE
POSSIBLE THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REGARDING THE COASTAL WATERS UNDER A WATCH...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
RETURN TO PORT OR SEEK SAFE HARBOR.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE
FORECAST.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN MIAMI AROUND NOON...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.


288 posted on 08/24/2011 6:09:04 AM PDT by eastforker
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To: abb; abbi_normal_2; aberaussie; abner; AbsoluteGrace; alancarp; Alas Babylon!; Alia; ...
Category 3 Hurricane Irene
Sustained winds 115mph, 957mb
Moving WNW at 9mph

South Florida: tropical cyclone watches or warnings are currently not in effect...
nor are they likely under present circumstances. No storm surge impact is
expected across South Florida. Moderate to severe beach erosion will become a
possibility.

Ocracoke Island NC: Tourists have been ordered to evacuate the island today.
Residents are advised to leave the island tomorrow.


On/Off Hurricane List Mash Here-->

289 posted on 08/24/2011 6:11:52 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: NautiNurse

I guess Irene is headed for New York......................

290 posted on 08/24/2011 6:19:05 AM PDT by Red Badger ("Treason doth never prosper.... What's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.")
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To: NautiNurse; eastforker

Lot of the models are leaning way out right now, but the way NC sticks out into the Atlantic, it’s hard to miss.

Sure glad granddaughter is in Texas now and not on the NC coast. One left in the mountains, but that way away from the salt water.


291 posted on 08/24/2011 6:19:57 AM PDT by SouthTexas (You cannot bargain with the devil, shut the government down.)
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To: SouthTexas

If Irene delays her turn north by 12 or 18 hours there are gonna be alot of angry people from Florida on north. I think people rely too much on the models, especialy with a storm of this size and strength. If the models are within a couple hundred miles of your location, 2 days out, I would be very vigilant in my monitoring.


292 posted on 08/24/2011 6:25:23 AM PDT by eastforker
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To: duckman
Just heard on Fox that parts of Florida are under evacuation orders.

2nd Request: Anxiety levels are understandably running high with this major hurricane. Do not post "official" watch/warning/evacuation information until verified with a separate source. Provide a link to online source information.

It is much more important to wait until you obtain accurate information for this storm than to be the first one to post inaccurate info. Thank you.

293 posted on 08/24/2011 6:28:27 AM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: eastforker

Very true. I’ve awakened to the sounds of hammers when the night before the storm was supposed to go “right on by”.

As Momma used to say, hurricane season begins every year on June 1st, there is no reason to not be ready.


294 posted on 08/24/2011 6:32:16 AM PDT by SouthTexas (You cannot bargain with the devil, shut the government down.)
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To: eastforker
This is what bothers me.....have you seen the paths of hurricanes?....some of them seemed to turn on a dime.

Florida is not preparing (from my limited observation) because we are supposedly out of the cone....

..but I just have a bad feeling about this one....(not scientific I know!)

My dad's nursing home has stopped worrying....no evacuation plans....and they can only handle a level 1 hurricane.

I hope these forecasters are as sure as they seem to be.

Lives are counting on it.

295 posted on 08/24/2011 6:49:38 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: NautiNurse
“2nd Request:....”
I only posted the Florida piece once. If you are referring to the NC piece it can be verified on www.skeetobiteweather.com.
296 posted on 08/24/2011 6:51:49 AM PDT by duckman (Herman 2012 Zero's night mare.)
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To: NautiNurse

This is an interesting graphic showing track change and consumption (not for dialup or weak stolen wireless)

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t86/Rainman32_2007/AL09FA4A.gif


297 posted on 08/24/2011 6:52:52 AM PDT by txhurl (Did you want to talk or fish?)
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To: eastforker

Amen! Yesterday one of the Jacksonville FL stations asked the question “When you will you feel safe that irene won’t hit here?”

... when it has passed us


298 posted on 08/24/2011 6:58:27 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: NautiNurse; All

It’s good to see you are running this- I don’t check in here much since Miss Emily died last summer- just too many old memories.

What The Kid ( her Golden Retriever ) and I are doing now is here:

http://www.freedominion.com.pa/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=132803&p=1639983#p1639983
( Scroll back for more )

My own “Hurricane Prepper” is here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1507830/posts

My kind regards to you, and all.


299 posted on 08/24/2011 7:07:18 AM PDT by backhoe (Just an Old Keyboard Cowboy...)
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To: txhurl

Gee, that ‘track evolution’ shows that everything from Key West to Boston has been at the center of ‘the cone’ at some point or another in the past week.

This makes that bit of NHC disclaimer about ‘4-5 day tracks averaging 200-250 miles of error’ look optimistic. Good post.


300 posted on 08/24/2011 7:07:59 AM PDT by alancarp (Liberals are all for shared pain... until they're included in the pain group.)
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