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Hurricane Florence now Cat 4

  Major Hurricane Florence continues to develop with max winds now at 115 knots (Cat 4). Florence is moving in an area where wind shear is forecast to increase during the next 48 hours so Florence is expected to weaken … Continue reading

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TS Chris nears Hurricane Strength off US East Coast

TS Chris continues to strengthen off the US East Coast with max winds at 60 knots is close to reaching hurricane strength. Chris is nearly stationary but is forecast to begin moving towards the northeast in about 36 hours.   Chris … Continue reading

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Hurricane Maria update: 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC) Sun Sep 24 2017

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has reduced the max winds of Maria to 90 knots (105 mph) which is a Cat 2 storm, based on the latest information from the NOAA and Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft. The minimum pressure … Continue reading

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Major Hurricane Irma Update 07 Sept. 0300UTC

Major Hurricane Irma at 0300UTC Sept 7th (11PM EDT Sept. 6th) was centered near 19.4N  66.8W  and was moving towards the west-northwest at 14 knots (16mph) with a minimum central pressure of 916 MB and max sustained winds of 160 … Continue reading

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Major Hurricane Irma presses westward across North Atlantic

  Hurricane Irma is tracking towards the west-southwest with max winds of about 100 knots. The first recon flight will enter Irma late this afternoon so a better picture on intensity will be available this evening. Strong high pressure to … Continue reading

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East Coast Storm Update

A rapidly deepening storm low will move N-NE along the US East Coast from late Monday through early Wednesday. Within 36-48 hours winds will increase to 50-65 knots between 35N and 40N latitude from 62W-66W longitude with seas building to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm forecast off USEC

A rapidly deepening storm low moving off the Middle Atlantic Coast early Thursday will cause storm to hurricane force winds from 60 to 120 NM west of the center and 120 NM southeast of a line from within 24 hours … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew Update

Hurricane Matthew at 0300 UTC (11pm EDT) was weakening with max winds now at 90 knots and was moving just east of north at 10 knots.  Hurricane force winds extend outward 35 NM west and 50 NM east while 50 knot … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew strengthening as it approaches Florida

Hurricane Mathew at 11am EDT 1500 UTC is once again gaining strength with max winds now at 120 knots (about 140 mph).  Environmental conditions appear favorable for additional intensification today while Matthew approaches the east coast of Florida. Currently hurricane force … Continue reading

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Hermine Sunday Update

Hermine remains a deep cyclone off the US East Coast and an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft measured peak surface winds near 60 kt.  The circulation is over warm water so Hermine could regain some tropical characteristics during the next 2-3 days. Currently … Continue reading

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