Friday, September 12, 2008

Ike just after 7 a.m.












From the NHC:

Time: 7 a.m.

Position: ABOUT 230 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.

Maximum sustained winds: NEAR 105 MPH (5o miles north of the center)

Category: 2

Minimum central pressure: 956 MB

Surge potential: 20 feet with large battering waves

"REGARDLESS OF WHERE THE CENTER OF IKE MAKES LANDFALL

THE EFFECTSWILL BE FELT AT LARGE DISTANCES FROM THE

CENTER DUE TO THE VERY LARGE SIZE OF THE CYCLONE."

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