Hurricane "Heads-Up" Florida and US Southeast - 77 MPH and Strengthening 8/28 @ 11 AM EDT

Hurricane "Heads-Up" Florida and US Southeast - 77 MPH and Strengthening 8/28 @ 11 AM EDT
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Tropical Storm "Dorian" is churning in the Caribbean Sea, heading toward what computer models show to be a FLORIDA LANDFALL.  Folks in Florida need to begin making immediate preparations for a possible Category 3 Hurricane landfall near what models say is Cape Canaveral on Florida's east coast!

Initially expected to impact Puerto Rico, "Dorian" took an unexpected northward turn and appears to be AVOIDING land impact, which means it will strengthen.

Computer models as of August 28 are almost uniformly showing an east coast Florida impact.  Some models show landfall in Georgia, others in South Carolina, but the majority show Florida.


This image is from a MODEL; and so the location of landfall IS NOT CERTAIN yet:




When it comes to preparations for an event like this, you folks know this drill all to well.

You need:

Emergency Water - 1 gallon per person in your household, PER DAY for at least a week

EMERGENCY FOOD - Canned goods that won't go bad without refrigeration (Meats, tuna fish, Soups, Sauces)

COOKING - You need to be able to cook without electric, so make certain you have either a propane Barbecue grill (fill your tank) or a charcoal barbecue with spare charcoal and lighter fluid

Flashlights for each member of your household with SPARE BATTERIES for each.

Portable radio with SPARE BATTERIES to keep abreast of news and information.

Spare Medicines you need to live - (Have at least one week supply of any medicine you MUST have in order to live)

These are the bare essentials and you MUST have them.

Other "Preps" like a portable electric generator are nice to have to keep your refrigerator running and have a light or two in the house, charge-up your cellular phones and computers, etc.  REMINDER: Never run a gas-powered generator indoors - the Carbon Monoxide gas will KILL YOU.

SPARE FUEL for your cars/trucks/generators, etc.

Some folks along the coast have plywood to board-up windows and doors against hurricane damage.  

If Oficiials tell you to EVACUATE, please take that advice and go.  Many people get killed in these storms and it doesn't have to be that way. If you're advised to get out, then GET OUT.

Make plans NOW where you'll evacuate to; friends, relatives, a hotel, etc.  Don't wait to the last minute to plan.

Further updates about this storm will appear in new articles.

UPDATE 11:08 AM EDT --

According to a Hurricane Hunter flight, the following readings were obtained inside "Dorian:"

77 mph
( * ) Denotes suspect data
Time: 14:27:00Z
Coordinates: 17.683N 64.200W
Acft. Static Air Press: 843.0 mb
Acft. Geopotential Hgt: 1,539 m (5,049 ft)
Extrap. Sfc. Press: 1008.8 mb (29.79 inHg)
Flt. Lvl. Wind (30s): From 168° at 66 kts (From the SSE at 76.0 mph)
Air Temp: 16.4°C (61.5°F)
Dew Pt: 16.4°C (61.5°F)
Peak (10s) Flt. Lvl. Wind: 67 kts (77.1 mph)


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    BoldlyReady · 9 months ago
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