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#Irma: Strongest #Hurricane in Atlantic Basin Outside of Caribbean Sea & Gulf of Mexico in NHC Records – 185 MPH /295 KPH Sustained Winds

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MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…185 MPH…295 KM/H

Reports from an Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that
the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 185 mph (295
km/h) with higher gusts. Irma is an extremely dangerous category
5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some
fluctuations in intensity are likely during the next day or two, but
Irma is forecast to remain a powerful category 4 or 5 hurricane
during the next couple of days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160
miles (260 km).

The latest minimum central pressure reported by reconnaissance
aircraft is 926 mb (27.34 inches).” http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCPAT1+shtml/051742.shtml

At least the Caribbean is nuclear free. They have not become stupid like the US, Japan, etc. who put nuclear power stations in hurricane and typhoon prone areas. Early on, the US was much more…

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September 5, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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