First hurricane of the season now category 3

| 20/08/2015 | 3 Comments
Hurricane Danny 10am Friday

Hurricane Danny 10am Friday

(CNS) Updated: Hurricane Danny intensified dramatically on Thursday night and Friday morning and Weather Underground reports the storm as being category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Danny remains almost 1,000 miles east of the Leeward Islands and may threaten Puerto Rico by Tuesday.

According to the 11 am National Hurricane Center advisory, Danny is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph, and this motion is expected to continue through tonight. A turn toward the west is expected on Saturday or Saturday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph with higher gustsbut is expected to weaken over the next 48 hours. The NHC said Danny remains a tiny hurricane, with hurricane force winds extending outward up to 15 miles from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 976 mb (28.82 inches).

For more informaiton go to the NHC Website here

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  1. Anonymous says:

    A small hurricane?? Yeah, Mike Tyson was a small boxer too, but he was a terror. I goin buy my oreos t’day!!!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Now just wait for the bible bashers to state Danny is coming to blow all LBGT sinners away and is a gift from God, whilst the LBGT claim its coming to wash the bigots away and it may be from a force for greater good. Personally would prefer the latter, sick and tired of hearing the former try to justify their hatred by means of the bible. In their hands it turns into the bile-able.

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