Daily Archives: August 28, 2011

Top Wind Speed – 54 MPH

http://irene.windalert.com/

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Comment From Reader Jeff B

Jeff B says: August 28, 2011 at 1:35 am Are you using the maximum value for the entire storm system measured at 10m height from an unobstructed location? That’s the textbook standard for the Saffir-Simpson Scale. I was in Hurricane Rita … Continue reading

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Top Five

Two skeptic blogs in the top five on WordPress today. WUWT is always in the top five. http://botd.wordpress.com/?lang=en

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51 MPH Landfall Gust At Nags Head, NC

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Storm Surge Flooding In North Carolina

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100 MPH Gusts In Boulder, Colorado – Must Have Been A Hurricane

Gusts at NCAR’s Foothills Lab were clocked at 75 miles per hour, while 80-mph winds were recorded about 25 miles north of Boulder. Some NCAR employees who were blown across the parking lot or observed windows shaking in the Mesa … Continue reading

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Irene Surface Winds Much Lower Than At Altitude

There have not been any recent SFMR data…but based on the earlier sharp discrepancy between the flight-level and surface winds…the initial intensity is reduced to 70 kt. A slow weakening is expected as Irene moves along the coast of the … Continue reading

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