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Hurricane Season 2007

  1. May 9, 2007 #1


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    Well, it doesn't officially start for another three weeks. But whereas the government moved up daylight savings time - Mother Nature got a jump on this year Atlantic storm season.

    The first named storm this year is - Andrea - which is only a subtropical storm at the moment.

    From the National Hurricane Center -

    At 800 Pm Edt...0000Z...the broad center of circulation of subtropical storm andrea was estimated near latitude 30.5 north... Longitude 79.5 west or about 110 miles...175 km...SE of Savannah, Georgiaa and about 135 miles ...220 km...NNE of Daytona Beach, Florida.

    Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph...75 km/hr...with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 24 hours.

    Winds of tropical storm force extend outward up to 115 miles...185 km...mainly east of the center.

    Estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb...29.62 inches.

    Meanwhile - Higher chance of Gulf Coast hurricane in '07
    Remeber Accuweather's prediction and let's see how well they do.

    Now just imagine another two major hurricanes like Katrian and Rita hitting the US - Gulf Coast or Atlantic Coast.
    Last edited: May 9, 2007
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  3. May 9, 2007 #2
    For those of you living in hurricane territory leave and come to California and wait for "The Big One" with us. mother of all earthquakes
  4. May 9, 2007 #3
    HAAA i dont have to worry bout no silly storms, INSTEAD, I get to wait till the biggest earthquake ever comes along and wipes us off the face of the planet! W00T!!
  5. May 9, 2007 #4
    after thats over, all we californians will have to worry about is colliding with hawaii after we say bye bye to the mainland
  6. Jun 5, 2007 #5


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    In the US, TS Barry just blew by.
  7. Jun 7, 2007 #6


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    Cyclone Gonu blamed for 15 deaths

    Such storms are a rarity, but I wonder if this is part of the 'climate change', in which case, some traditionally dry areas may receive more rainfall, and perhaps other wetter areas will become more arid.
  8. Jun 7, 2007 #7
    I think the death toll maight turn out to be much more than initially feared. There are a lot of non-residential Indians working in Oman, and most of them are from my state. Already one person has been confirmed dead and about 8 Indians are missing. The authorities however say that by today evening the cyclone would have lost most of its steam.
    A few pictures that show the extent of damage caused by cyclone Gonu.
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