Friday, 5 September 2008

This can't be good

"URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TROPICAL STORM HANNA LOCAL STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC607 AM EDT FRI SEP 5 2008...HANNA MOVING TOWARD THE MID ATLANTIC STATES...AT 500 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WASLOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 78.0 WEST OR ABOUT125 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND AND ABOUT 430MILES SOUTH OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH. A GRADUAL TURNTO THE NORTH WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATERTODAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF HANNA WILL BE NEARTHE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES LATER TODAY...AND MAY REACH THE GREATER BALTIMORE WASHINGTON REGION INCLUDING SOUTHERN MARYLAND SATURDAY MORNING.MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 65 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ONLYSLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST PRIOR TO LANDFALL...ALTHOUGH ITIS STILL POSSIBLE FOR HANNA TO BECOME A HURRICANE"



Fortunately Bristol Rose is still on the hard. Trish and I prepared her for the storm last night. We are also keeping a close eye on Ike.

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