Thu Aug 25 2011 10:38 PM
Re: Gloria


HDOB extrapolated surface pressure just north of the calm FL winds was 937mb!

That's a huge drop in the past few hours, as dropsondes were showing 950mb only about 3-4 hours ago.

The wind really isn't going up with it right now, but it is going out (expanding) and probably building a huge amount of storm surge up to pile on wherever it makes land fall. Areas at and just to the right of the landfall point will probably see the worst of it. The other option is the wind lags behind pressure and speeds up later, both options are possible.

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