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Where is Hurricane Ike going?

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Update: A Texas landfall as a major hurricane now looks likely.

Noticing a theme on the blog lately?  The storms are just lined up this summer.  As of September 4, Ike is a very strong category 4 hurricane with winds of 145mph.  Here is the current tracking map, with intensity, from Weather Underground:

This is not good

This is not good

There is still a lot of margin of error on the long term track of this storm.  The southern most track potentially gives us a Gulf of Mexico storm, and the northern most track offers the possibility of Ike recurving out to sea.  Pretty much any path looks grim for the Bahamas though, and if you are on Florida’s east coast then you need to be paying close attention.  Here are the latest model runs:

One of these might be accurate

One of these might be accurate

As always, the best place to go for information on any storm is the National Hurricane Center.


Written by Scott

September 4, 2008 at 8:40 am

Posted in Weather

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  1. I think Hurricane Ike won’t be as bad as the hurricane In 2005.

    Priscilla Jamison

    September 15, 2008 at 10:40 am

  2. when is hurricane goin to come in Houstan state
    i stays in near Lamar university will it effect me
    where the Hurricane is goin to come majorily

    n prashanth

    July 1, 2009 at 4:16 am

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