Friday, September 12, 2008

Ike at 1 p.m.


BULLETIN

HURRICANE IKE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 46

ANWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

100 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2008

...WINDS AND SEAS INCREASING ON THE UPPER TEXAS COAST

AS HURRICANE IKE APPROACHES....
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF UP TO 20 FEET...WITH
A FEW SPOTS TONEAR 25 FEET...ABOVE NORMAL TIDE ALONG
WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUSBATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THECENTER
OF IKE MAKES LANDFALL. THE SURGE EXTENDS A GREATER
THANUSUAL DISTANCE FROM THE CENTER DUE TO THE
LARGE SIZE OF THECYCLONE. WATER LEVELS HAVE ALREADY
RISEN BY MORE THAN 5 FEET ALONGMUCH OF THE
NORTHWESTERN GULF COAST.
100 PM CDT
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...957 MB.


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