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Unread 09-04-2011, 07:59 AM
 
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Do you think that Lee will have an impact on Katia's path? Obviously pretty early/hard to say.
So I think we can answer now YES Major impact
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Unread 09-04-2011, 09:34 AM
 
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So I think we can answer now YES Major impact
Just looking at the ensemble models..has Katia well out to sea..am I missing something Cambium?
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Unread 09-04-2011, 09:35 AM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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...katia rapidly intensifies to a category 2 hurricane...

Summary of 1100 am ast...1500 utc...information

location...21.9n 59.2w
about 360 mi...580 km ne of the northern leeward islands
maximum sustained winds...100 mph...160 km/h
present movement...nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph...19 km/h
minimum central pressure...966 mb...28.53 inches
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Unread 09-04-2011, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Wallis and Futuna
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...katia rapidly intensifies to a category 2 hurricane...

Summary of 1100 am ast...1500 utc...information

location...21.9n 59.2w
about 360 mi...580 km ne of the northern leeward islands
maximum sustained winds...100 mph...160 km/h
present movement...nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph...19 km/h
minimum central pressure...966 mb...28.53 inches
Could you translate this summary into english please?

Where IS 21.9n 59.2w, compared to, oh, let's say - the USA. And maybe a little narrower scope - compared to - for instance - the east coast. Or even more narrow - the New England coast, including Long Island.

Where are the northern leeward islands? What is the significance (if any) of the minimum central pressure?

What is AST? It's taken me five years just to understand GMT.
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Unread 09-04-2011, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Coastal Connecticut
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Could you translate this summary into english please?

Where IS 21.9n 59.2w, compared to, oh, let's say - the USA. And maybe a little narrower scope - compared to - for instance - the east coast. Or even more narrow - the New England coast, including Long Island.

Where are the northern leeward islands? What is the significance (if any) of the minimum central pressure?

What is AST? It's taken me five years just to understand GMT.
All you have to do is follow this:

Hurricane KATIA
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Unread 09-04-2011, 10:07 AM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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Could you translate this summary into english please?

Where IS 21.9n 59.2w, compared to, oh, let's say - the USA. And maybe a little narrower scope - compared to - for instance - the east coast. Or even more narrow - the New England coast, including Long Island.

Where are the northern leeward islands? What is the significance (if any) of the minimum central pressure?

What is AST? It's taken me five years just to understand GMT.
Open Atlantic: 360 miles NE of Leeward Islands.
East of Puerto Rico
Pressure idicates strength of system.(any storm all year). The Lower the pressure, the deeper (stronger) the storm is. If pressure is lower on the update that means its strengthening even further. Katrina's lowest was 918mb .
AST is Atlantic Standard time.

Like mkiv808 said... use this link for updates every 3 hours. Click on the storm. National Hurricane Center
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Unread 09-04-2011, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Live in NY State, (sometimes) work in CT
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Just looking at the ensemble models..has Katia well out to sea..am I missing something Cambium?
It also has Lee turning "west" eventually going from a NE moving storm (like it is now) to a N moving storm. Nothing for TX but could mean that it becomes more of a rain/flood issue for the Midwest than us.
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Unread 09-04-2011, 01:13 PM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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Latest Euro has it East of last run.

I'm gonna repeat it...Earl Earl Earl.

Going with my gut still... before I even looked at technicals I said this would be a recurve miss.

We might get a breeze from Katia and high clouds but not a direct hit.

Everyone is talking about flooding rain totals coming. Why do people feel the nee to hpe every little event? Do they not know the ground can take 3" of rain easily? or even 6" spread over time?
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Unread 09-04-2011, 01:15 PM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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Heat index near 100 today. Absolutely disgusting. I thought I wouldn't be in hell again after last years summer. Someone please get me out!!
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Unread 09-04-2011, 01:30 PM
 
Location: CT - close to coast
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This is from a cold front and Lee... I think we can handle this....right everyone? 3-5" next 5 days.

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