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A Red Flag Warning now in effect for most of central and southeast Texas today until 7:00pm CDT. Breezy and dry condition will bring elevated to extreme fire weather conditions.
Tropical depression 13 has been upgraded to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 40 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
Radar image of Hurricane Irene as of 8:47 pm CDT