Ed DunhamAdministrator
(Former Meteorologist & CFHC Forum Moderator (Ed Passed Away on May 14, 2017))
Fri Sep 04 2009 06:36 AM
Re: E Caribbean

Although its weak, sure looks like it to me. Satellite suggests a center near 17N 66W at 04/10Z and the radar location seems to indicate the same area. Movement slowly to the west southwest. Since the height of the radar beam would be at a few thousand feet above the surface at that distance, it will be interesting to see what the first visible satellite images look like.
Cloud streamers indicate that the windshear has become more westerly and has declined a bit. Looks like Erika is not going to quietly go away - at least not in the near-term.

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