Irma at CAT 4!

Hi All, 

Irma is bad news for the upper islands of the Caribbean chain. She is set to come right at them so far. 
see more info on
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/atlantic/2017/hurricane-irma
http://www.goes.noaa.gov/goes-e.html

Advisory #22

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WTNT31 KNHC 042036
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Irma Advisory Number 22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112017
500 PM AST Mon Sep 04 2017

…IRMA STRENGTHENS AS IT HEADS TOWARD THE LEEWARD ISLANDS…
…PREPARATIONS WITHIN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD BE RUSHED TO
COMPLETION…

 

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…16.7N 54.4W
ABOUT 490 MI…790 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…130 MPH…215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 265 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…944 MB…27.88 INCHES

 

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for
Guadeloupe.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…
* Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, and Nevis
* Saba, St. Eustatius, and Sint Maarten
* Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Guadeloupe
* British Virgin Islands
* U.S. Virgin Islands
* Puerto Rico, Vieques, and Culebra

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* Guadeloupe

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…
* Dominica

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