As of the 11a et update from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma was moving north at 9 mph. It had sustained winds of 130 mph. The eye of the storm remained in open water between Key West and Naples, Florida. The eye could make a landfall along the west coast of Florida later Sunday or Monday.
By Monday morning, the storm is expected to turn northwest towards Tallahassee, Florida, where a...
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 30 MI...50 KM NNE OF VARADERO CUBA
ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM SE OF KEY WEST FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...933 MB...27.55 INCHES
Changing atmospheric conditions may influence a storm's extended forecast path. Forecasting a storm days before impact is like predicting a vehicle's movement on a highway days in advance. You may have a sense of that car's destination, but it has multiple paths to reach its destination. Depending on what traffic, construction or otherway roadway hazards it hits, the vehicle may take a detour....
Hurricane Irma's forecast continued its westward trend late Thursday. The National Hurricane Center adjusted its forecaste 'cone of uncertainty' late Thursday night to include more of Georgia and less of the Carolinas.
As of 11p, Hurricane Irma remained a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 165 mph. The storm remained off the northern Haitian coast as it moved west at 16 mph. It remained 585 m...