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"Tropical Wave"

Postby aggiechiro » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:05 pm

so right now off of hondouras there is a tropical wave that they think will become a depression, and mabye tropical storm alex. they just put up 4 projections for it, 1 was aimed at brownsville, the other three all went more or less to new orleans. its still a ways out, but this gonna be an issue very soon. even if this one misses the gulf won't go all season without a storm tracking through that oil and hitting land.
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby Indaswamp » Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:01 pm

:eek: it's a wave now??!! that's not good!! conditions are favorable for it to strengthen and that is even worse IMO...
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby aggiechiro » Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:03 pm

yeah it took up 12 minutes of a 30 minute news broadcast. so either its serious, drama is good for ratings, or both.
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby Indaswamp » Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:04 pm

aggiechiro wrote:yeah it took up 12 minutes of a 30 minute news broadcast. so either its serious, drama is good for ratings, or both.

water temps are 87~88 in the carrabean right now...that is NOT good! probability of storm development is high!
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby Dep6 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:04 am

Yeah that is scary, sure don't need a storm churning that oil up.
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby Indaswamp » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:15 pm

I was just checking the weather channel and found this:
(great info here)
Hurricanes vs. Oil spill-questions answered

if a storm comes-we need it to hit east of Destin Fl. to help pull the oil away from the marsh and disperse it further out to sea...
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby aggiechiro » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:30 pm

well it has gone from wave to depression, and they were forecasting 80% chance of it making it to storm. not looking good.
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby aggiechiro » Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:50 am

make that tropical storm alex now. however they are pointing it to mexico/south texas now.
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby Indaswamp » Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:46 am

Alex is in the gulf now and expected to reach 110mph winds-almost a cat 3...
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Re: "Tropical Wave"

Postby aggiechiro » Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:13 pm

the projected path keeps creeping northwest too. right now it doesnt look too bad, but it sure could get worse.
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