Dorian isn’t moving and the onslaught on Grand Bahama continues. The hurricane has weakened somewhat, but keep in mind, like earthquakes, “Categories” of hurricanes are exponential. A Cat 4 hurricane is 250 X’s more destructive than a Cat 1.
Here are our latest updates. As before, we have embedded the address link from NOAA and the updates will occur automatically.
As of 9:00pm Eastern Time, Sept 2, 2019, we’re at 140mph, 942 millibars of pressure, wind gusts to 165mph, tidal surge is running 12-18 feet, with waves on top of the surge, ………. and the track of Dorian is…….. Stationary.
The man below is Lloyd Allen, and he is with ZNS News. He is he first reporter into Abaco Island and came in with the US Coast Guard, who has now set up a helo ferry to the capitol in Nassau for injured victims. His reporting is being widely shared by CBS and other main outlets. His Twitter feed is astonishing and graphic. Warning. It includes phone calls to Police/Fire from desperate citizens. It includes photos of flatbed trucks accumulating dead bodies, and lists of those to save…… One officer died in Freeport today.
Another terrific source for the science buffs is Weather . us.
Levi Cowan, our Tropical Tidbits grad student, continues to overperform.
Until Dorian decides what she wants to do, we’re all at her mercy. All we can do is wait. Meanwhile, USA residents from Florida to Virginia are under a state of emergency. We’re all ready…… as ready we can be. Utility crews are in place, businesses are boarded up, some have left town already. Now, all we can do is………
Again, thank you to all the Treepers and their contributions. Your information compiled herein has helped many as the posts continue to be shared. Couldn’t do it without you. And a hat tip to MollyPitcher for the banner photo today!