Tuesday, September 4, 2007

A CAT 5 "Felix" Makes Landfall

Hurricane Felix has made landfall in Northeast Nicaragua, northeast of Puerto Cabezas. Felix is now a Cat 5 storm.

Felix's current storm position as of
Sep 4 - 12:00 UTC is Latitude: 14.3
Longitude: -83.2 with maximum winds of 160 mph and a pressure of 935 mb.

During the morning hours Felix gained Category 5 strength from the warm Caribbean waters. This is a very powerful and dangerous storm.

Up to 40,000 Hondurans were evacuated to shelters but some 15,000 people were unable to find transportation and were forced to ride out the storm in their homes.
Its too early to report on any damage but we will be updating through out the day, so stay tuned.....

In the Pacific....

TS Henriette is now Hurrciane Henriette a Category 1 Hurricane with its outer bands approaching the southern tip of Baja California....

Henriette forecast storm position as of Sep 4 - 09:00 UTC was
Latitude: 21.4/ Longitude: -109.1
Maximum winds of 75 mph.

latest goes west infra red hurricane image

We will keep you posted!

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