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Carol_HillAdministrator
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Hurricane Irma
      #1742948 - 09/05/17 09:21 PM (107.77.253.3)

Please continue here..

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BeachKitten
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1742951 - 09/05/17 09:31 PM (96.231.206.165)

This will be a long night. Anyone with information is appreciated.

Prayers are with those on SXM/

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"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" ;)



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wabid
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1742952 - 09/05/17 09:32 PM (76.255.26.117)

There are so many posts and very little we can add. We are only occasional visitors but we love this island and it has been part of our lives for the past 15 years
We can only pray tonight for Saint Marteen.

We pray for everyone on the Island and their safety.
We Pray for all the injured and those who may be lost.
We pray for the relief workers and all who stand in harms way.
We pray for the caregivers and guidance for their hands to heal.

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Do what you can/ With what you have. Where you are. - T. Roosevelt


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PelicanPirate
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1742968 - 09/05/17 10:20 PM (98.29.235.208)

A different presentation of the wind forecast for TNCM (Princess Juliana) from aviationweather.gov

All times local
  From 11pm winds from 010 degrees 25KTs gusting 35KT
  From 1am from 330 degrees 55 gusting 75 kts
  From 3am 300 degrees 140 gusting 160 kts
  From 7am 260 degrees 90 gusting 120 kts
  FM 1pm 200 degrees 55 gusting 75Kts

This TAF (terminal aerodrome forecast) will be updated at aviationweather.gov at 2am EST

Edited by PelicanPirate (09/05/17 10:22 PM)


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PKwx
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: PelicanPirate]
      #1742975 - 09/05/17 10:43 PM (69.249.242.189)

As of now from the NHC
urricane Irma Discussion Number 28
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL112017
1100 PM AST Tue Sep 05 2017

The satellite view of Irma remains quite spectacular, with an
extremely well-defined eye and a large, symmetrical CDO. Reports
from NOAA and Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the
central pressure had fallen at about 1 mb per hour since this
morning, although very recently the deepening trend has leveled
off. Based on SFMR-observed winds from the aircraft, the current
intensity remains at 160 kt. The Meteo-France radar imagery
suggests a concentric eyewall structure and observations from the
aircraft hinted at a secondary wind maximum. If an eyewall
replacement becomes more definitive, this would likely halt
additional strengthening, and could even lead to some weakening.

The official intensity forecast is near or above the model
consensus. Given the favorable atmospheric and oceanic environment,
Irma is likely to remain a Category 4 or 5 hurricane for the next
few days.

Latest center fixes from satellite imagery and the aircraft
indicate that Irma is now moving west-northwestward, or 285/13 kt.
A strong ridge extending southwestward from the central Atlantic is
expected to steer Irma west-northwestward during the next couple of
days. A large mid-latitude trough over the eastern United States is
forecast to lift northeastward, allowing the ridge to build westward
and keep Irma on a westward to west-northwestward heading through
Friday. In 4 to 5 days, a small trough diving southward over
the east-central U.S. is expected to weaken the western portion of
the ridge, causing Irma to turn poleward. Some of the dynamical
models have shifted northward a bit from the previous cycle, with
the normally reliable GFS looking like a northeast outlier. The
official track forecast leans toward the ECMWF solution. Users are
reminded to not focus on the exact forecast track, especially at the
longer ranges, since the average NHC track errors are about 175 and
225 statute miles at days 4 and 5, respectively.


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Rasputin
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: PelicanPirate]
      #1742976 - 09/05/17 10:45 PM (67.85.162.112)

According to the Weather Channel on U.S. TV.....
For SXM Wednesday morning:

Wind: 120+ m.p.h. Gusts
Rain: 12 to 18 inches
Storm Surge up to 11 feet

be safe everyone.

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Rah Rah Rasputin
They put some poison into his wine
He drank it all and said "I feel fine"


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PKwx
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: Rasputin]
      #1742978 - 09/05/17 10:51 PM (69.249.242.189)

Latest 11 PM NHC track shows a ever so slight shift north...center line is now over Oyster Bay....Like it really makes a difference in the big picture...one can hope.

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CSHAVNFUN
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: PKwx]
      #1742980 - 09/05/17 11:11 PM (76.245.196.69)

From Island 92 radio just moments ago - NHC has advised that maximum winds near 140-145 mph projected at 4am SXM time. So this storm is coming sooner than expected. Same broadcast also mentioned the eye of the Irma storm projected to only be 4 miles north of St. Martin

Prayers for everyone on the island and for those with friends/family/pets and property there. Not sure we will be able to sleep tonight as we are so concerned about the Island and all that are there.

Strong prayers tonight for St. Martin.


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CSHAVNFUN
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: CSHAVNFUN]
      #1742981 - 09/05/17 11:20 PM (76.245.196.69)

There's a traveler in St. Martin posting updates via Twitter from the island.

follow @woolfallalex on Twitter


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PelicanPirate
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Re: Hurricane Irma [Re: CSHAVNFUN]
      #1742982 - 09/05/17 11:37 PM (98.29.235.208)

Laser101.fm actually talking about storm with locals.

Island92 playing music, nice music, but a bit like band on the ship analogy


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