Named Storm Joaquin -2015 - HURRICANE WATCH - US East Coast

Discussion in 'Tropical Systems' started by Pastor Gary, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Named Storm Joaquin was upgraded to Hurricane status by the National Hurricane Center after a 'Hurricane Hunter' aircraft investigated the storm early Wednesday, September 30. The storm had taken a more westerly track and entered a more favorable area for development. This Hurricane will be tracking northward and by Sunday and Monday, October 4-5, it will be close to the US East Coast near the North/South Carolina border. It will continue northward affecting the coast from Virginia to New England late Monday into late week. Persons along the Central US East Coast and New England are being asked to monitor this storm by way of local media broadcasts and the National Hurricane Center. High surf, heavy rain, on-shore winds, lowland coastal flooding and some tornadoes may be present in the areas mentioned starting this weekend. (This Hurricane may make Major Category (>110 MPH central eye winds.)

    Please use the NHC link below for current official advisories:


    “These are not official advisories. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here.”

    Tropical Storm Research Center, Gulf Shores, Alabama.


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