NOAA Notification

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  1. inplanotx

    inplanotx New Member

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    UPDATE US Watch/Warning

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    WTNT33 KNHC 212053
    TCPAT3
    BULLETIN
    HURRICANE RITA ADVISORY NUMBER 17
    NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
    4 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2005

    ...RITA REACHES 165 MPH WINDS...BECOMES AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
    CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE...THE SECOND OF THE 2005 SEASON...

    AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GULF OF
    MEXICO COAST FROM PORT MANSFIELD TEXAS TO CAMERON LOUISIANA.

    AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
    EAST OF CAMERON TO GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA AND FROM SOUTH OF PORT
    MANSFIELD TO BROWNSVILLE.

    AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL
    STORM WATCH FOR THE NORTHEAST COAST OF MEXICO FROM RIO SAN FERNANDO
    NORTHWARD.

    A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
    WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS. A TROPICAL STORM
    WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE
    WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

    INTERESTS IN THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE
    PROGRESS OF DANGEROUS HURRICANE RITA.

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
    INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
    BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

    AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE EYE OF HURRICANE RITA WAS LOCATED NEAR
    LATITUDE 24.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 86.8 WEST OR ABOUT 600 MILES
    EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS AND ABOUT 700 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST
    OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS.

    RITA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH AND THIS MOTION IS
    EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 165 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RITA
    IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY FIVE HURRICANE ON THE
    SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE LIKELY
    DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

    HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES FROM THE
    CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175
    MILES.

    PRESSURE HAS BEEN FALLING RAPIDLY DURING THE DAY AND THE LATEST
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
    RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 914 MB...26.99 INCHES.

    TIDES ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING NEAR NORMAL ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI AND
    LOUISIANA COASTS IN THE AREAS AFFECTED BY KATRINA. TIDES IN THOSE
    AREAS WILL INCREASE UP TO 3 TO 4 FEET OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH
    LARGE WAVES ON TOP AND RESIDENTS THERE COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING.

    REPEATING THE 4 PM CDT POSITION...24.4 N... 86.8 W. MOVEMENT
    TOWARD...WEST NEAR 13 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...165 MPH.
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...914 MB.

    AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
    CENTER AT 7 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 PM
    CDT.

    FORECASTER AVILA
  2. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

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  3. ryan_marine

    ryan_marine New Member

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    And it is Bush's fault.

    I just had to..

    Ray
  4. 1952Sniper

    1952Sniper New Member

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    Mebbe Bush can sign that thar Kyoto Protocol thingamajig and dis here storm will jes' go away...
  5. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

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    Let's hope and pray NOT - - -

    That would be the biggest mistake ever.....
  6. TheIceMan

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    Just goes to show, Bush even pissed off the planet. :D

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