Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Midnight Update on Hurricane Idalia





I actually made a mistake in an earlier post by saying this part of Florida had not had a major hurricane for a long time. This is actually the first time they will be hit by a major hurricane. 

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Hurricane Idalia Tropical Cyclone Update

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL102023

1200 AM EDT Wed Aug 30 2023


...CATASTROPHIC STORM SURGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WINDS EXPECTED IN THE 

FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION THIS MORNING WHEN IDALIA MOVES INLAND...

...12 AM POSITION UPDATE...


NOAA buoy 42036 recently reported sustained winds of 49 mph (79 

km/h) and a gust to 60 mph (97 km/h) in the northern rainbands of 

Idalia


SUMMARY OF 1200 AM EDT...0400 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...27.9N 84.6W

ABOUT 120 MI...195 KM SW OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA

ABOUT 175 MI...280 KM S OF TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...27 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...958 MB...28.29 INCHES


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Forecaster D. Zelinsky

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