Category Archives: Isaac

Rain, Rain, Rain Go Away…

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As much as I would like to believe that is going to happen this weekend, it’s not. Much of western Ohio, all of Indiana, and Illinois could see rainfall on the order of three to six inches by Labor Day morning.

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9pm Hurricane Isaac Update…

No changes to the watches/warnings on this update.

Stats on Isaac…

LOCATION…29.0N 89.6W
ABOUT 30 MI…50 KM WSW OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
ABOUT 75 MI…120 KM SSE OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…80 MPH…130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 8 MPH…13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…968 MB…28.59 INCHES

Discussion…

AT 800 PM CDT…0100 UTC…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS LOCATED
BY NOAA DOPPLER RADAR NEAR LATITUDE 29.0 NORTH…LONGITUDE 89.6
WEST. ISAAC IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH…13 KM/H. A
NORTHWESTWARD MOTION AT A SLIGHTLY SLOWER SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER
THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF
HURRICANE ISAAC WILL CONTINUE MOVING NEAR OR OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN
COAST OF LOUISIANA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS…AND MOVE FARTHER INLAND
OVER SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH…130 KM/H…WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ISAAC IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE
BEFORE ISAAC MOVES INLAND…WHILE GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED
AFTER THAT.

HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES…95 KM…
MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST AND EAST OF THE CENTER. TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE
WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 185 MILES…295 KM. TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA…MISSISSIPPI…AND ALABAMA. A SUSTAINED WIND OF 52 MPH
WITH A GUST TO 64 MPH WAS OBSERVED WITHIN THE PAST HOUR AT
LAKEFRONT AIRPORT IN NEW ORLEANS.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS
968 MB…28.59 INCHES.

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Rainy Weekend Still on the Board..

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The chance of flooding this weekend in the Great Lakes region are still on the board.

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Finally, the Time has Come…

HURRICANE ISAAC TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092012
1120 AM CDT TUE AUG 28 2012

…RECONNAISSANCE DATA INDICATE ISAAC FINALLY ACHIEVES HURRICANE
STATUS…

REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT
INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH ISAAC HAVE INCREASED
TO 75 MPH…120 KM/H. ON THIS BASIS…ISAAC IS BEING UPGRADED TO
A HURRICANE.

SUMMARY OF 1120 AM CDT…1620 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…28.1N 88.6W
ABOUT 75 MI…115 KM SSE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
ABOUT 160 MI…250 KM SE OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…975 MB…28.79 INCHES

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Plenty of Rain to be Had…

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Note the heavy rain down along the Gulf Coast. However, the potential is there for a soaking rain this weekend here in northwest Ohio. Three to five inches of rain being forecasted for much of Ohio when the remnants of Isaac come up here in northwest Ohio this weekend.

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