Hurricane Katia’s Path, East-Northeast of Leeward Islands, National Hurricane Center Issues Advisory

By on Sep 4, 2011 in Announcement, Events, Science, Weather, World Comments

As the threat of tropical storm Lee veered to Mississippi and Louisiana, another hurricane, Hurricane Katia, moves towards the East- Northeast of the Leeward Islands, as reported by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), September 3, 2011.

NHC issued no coastal watches or warnings as September 3, stating that Katia is barely a hurricane.

“SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION

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LOCATION…19.6N 55.8W

ABOUT 485 MI…785 KM ENE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…989 MB…29.21 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.”

Further reports stated however, that “it is still too early to project Hurricane Katia’s definite path.” It could strike the East Coast, just as Hurricane Irene did.

Hurricane Katia‘s path is seen by the image below: Read here Updates (September 4) on Hurricane Katia and Tropical Storm Lee.


Hurricane Katia’s Path
Image credit: nhc.noaa.gov


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