HURRICANE KATIA DISCUSSION NUMBER 30 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122011 1100 AM AST MON SEP 05 2011
KATIA APPEARS TO HAVE GONE THROUGH AN EYEWALL REPLACEMENT AND NOW HAS A 30 N MI WIDE EYE SURROUNDED BY A RELATIVELY NARROW BAND OF THE COLDEST CLOUD TOPS. DVORAK INTENSITY ESTIMATES HAVE RISEN TO T5.0 FROM TAFB AND SAB...AND THE OBJECTIVE NUMBERS ARE AT T5.5. THE INITIAL INTENSITY IS THEREFORE BEING RAISED TO 95 KT....
...DUE TO THE EYEWALL REPLACEMENT...IT APPEARS THAT THE WIND FIELD HAS EXPANDED A BIT...AND THIS IS REFLECTED IN THE ANALYSIS AND FORECAST.
You cannot start new topics
You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled
UBBCode is enabled
Thread views: 25489
Note: This is NOT an official page. It is run by weather hobbyists and should not be used as a replacement for official sources.
CFHC's main servers are currently located at Hostdime.com in Orlando, FL.
Image Server Network thanks to Mike Potts and Amazon Web Services. If you have static file hosting space that allows dns aliasing contact us to help out! Some Maps Provided by:
Great thanks to all who donated and everyone who uses the site as well.
Site designed for 800x600+ resolution
When in doubt, take the word of the National Hurricane Center