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Tropical Storm Karen forms over the southeastern Gulf Of Mexico. The tropical storm is approximately 500 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River with maximum sustained winds at 60 MPH. Present movement is to the north northwest at 13 MPH. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Karen is expectedContinue Reading
Data from the Hurricane Hunter Aircraft indicate that Sandy has reached hurricane strength. Present movement is to the north-north east at 13 MPH. Sandy is approximately 30 miles south of Kingston Jamaica with maximum sustained winds at 80 MPH.
Tropical Storm Katia has now been upgraded to a Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 MPH. Also watching the Gulf Of Mexico as disorganized thunderstorms associated with a trough of low pressure could develop into a tropical cyclone during the next day or so.
Hurricane Irene makes landfall # 2 along the coast of New Jersey near Little Egg Inlet at 5:40 AM EDT. The estimated intensity of Irene at landfall was 75 MPH category one hurricane. Reports from an Air Force Hurricane Hunter Aircraft and National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicate that the center of Irene moved overContinue Reading
Radar image as of 6:38 PM CDT
Hurricane Irene made landfall around 11:30 UTC just west of Cape Lookout in North Carolina. The estimated intensity at landfall was 75 KT (86.4 MPH) Radar image as of 12:42 PM CDT