Quote: Either I'm crazy, or am I the only one who is noticing that according to the NHC storm coordinates, Rita did not move West during the time between the 5PM and 8PM Advisories? Take a look at the Google map plot, it only drifted a little due north. This doesn't look like movement due west at 13 mph to me.
You're not crazy, I just looked at the coordinates. That would explain why it is due north of the forecast track.
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