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Hurricane Matthew

The eye of Hurricane Matthew was quite distinct when it made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti

The eye of Hurricane Matthew was quite distinct when it made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti at 1100 UTC this morning, but since that time the eye has become obscured on conventional imagery. A reconnaissance plane measured SFMR winds of 118 kt earlier today, but the entire area has not been sampled yet by the …

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Hurricane Matthew

Major Hurricane Matthew CAT 4 145 MPH Winds very impressive this morning !!!!!

The satellite presentation of Matthew remains very impressive this morning. The eye was obscured during part of the night, but has become more distinct and slightly larger during the past couple of hours. Shortly after the release of the previous advisory, the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft measured a peak 700-mb flight level wind …

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Matthew Moving Toward Jamaica and Haiti – Potential Long-Term Impacts to U.S. Remain Uncertain

  After temporarily losing some of its organization this morning, Matthew has become a little more impressive in its appearance. The eye, while not quite cleared out on visible imagery, has become more distinct during the day and the overall cloud pattern has become a bit more symmetric. Consistent with these changes, observations from the …

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Hurricane Hazel

Hurricane Matthew’s forecast is eerily similar to Hurricane Hazel’s in 1954

Tropical Storm Matthew formed just east of the Caribbean Sea on Wednesday morning, and the storm’s future track is concerning. After this weekend, forecast models are homing in on a path north and toward the U.S. coast. Amazingly — maybe forebodingly — it’s very similar to the track that Hurricane Hazel took in 1954, which raked through the Mid-Atlantic and …

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Hurricane Matthew

Matthew rapidly strengthens to a powerful category 4 hurricane

Matthew has continued to rapidly strengthen at a remarkable rate today. A NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft recently reported a peak SFMR wind of 116 kt and flight-level winds of 121 kt. A recent dropsonde from the aircraft indicated that surface winds are around 120 kt. Based on all of these data, the initial intensity is …

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Hurricane Matthew

Major Hurricane Matthew UPDATE 11:00 AM

Matthew, currently a Category 3 hurricane in the Caribbean, will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week. While there will be some impact from the storm on the U.S., how significant impacts are along the Atlantic Seaboard will depend on Matthew’s …

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