Monday, September 3, 2007

Hurricane Felix Cat 5 now

IR Image Felix
Image Felix
Around midnight Hurricane Felix reached the category 5 status with winjdspeeds up to 270 km/h and an air pressure of 934 hPa. Even the aircraft investigating the hurricane had to abort the mission due to the extreme turbulance and groupel that the aircraft experienced.

Current forecasat position and maximum windspeeds for the next days:
INITIAL 03/0300Z 13.9N 73.9W 145 KT
12HR VT 03/1200Z 14.5N 76.6W 150 KT
24HR VT 04/0000Z 15.0N 79.8W 145 KT
36HR VT 04/1200Z 15.6N 82.8W 145 KT
48HR VT 05/0000Z 16.2N 85.2W 145 KT
72HR VT 06/0000Z 17.5N 89.0W 135 KT...INLAND
96HR VT 07/0000Z 19.5N 93.0W 80 KT
120HR VT 08/0000Z 21.5N 96.5W 90 KT

More info on The Hurricane Watch Net


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