Thursday, August 29, 2019

Latest Information on Dorian from NHC's 10 AM Advisory


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.4N 67.2W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
ABOUT 370 MI...600 KM E OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 INCHES
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KEY MESSAGES

⇒ There is an increasing likelihood of life-threatening storm surge
along portions of the Florida east coast late this weekend or early
next week, although it is too soon to determine where the highest
storm surge will occur. Residents should have their hurricane plan
in place, know if they are in a hurricane evacuation zone, and
listen to advice given by local emergency officials.

⇒ The risk of devastating hurricane-force winds along the Florida
east coast and peninsula late this weekend and early next week
continues to increase, although it is too soon to determine where
the strongest winds will occur.

⇒ Regardless of the exact track of Dorian, heavy rains are expected
to occur over portions of the Bahamas, Florida, and elsewhere in the
southeastern United States this weekend and into the middle of next
week.

New Record Low this Morning in N. Jackson


Record Report
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
737 AM CDT THU AUG 29 2019

...Record Low Temperature Set in North Jackson...

The low temperature this morning at the North Jackson Climate Station was 55 degrees.  This establishes a new record low for August 29th.  The previous record low was 58 set in 2011.  Temperature records for N. Jackson go back to 2004.

REH

Thursday Morning Area Forecast


Forecast for Jackson and Vicinity
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
546 AM CDT THU AUG 29 2019

.TODAY...Mostly sunny. High 84. Wind east 5 mph.
.TONIGHT... Mostly clear. Low 59. Calm wind.
.FRIDAY... Mostly sunny. High 88. Wind southeast 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Low 62.
.SATURDAY...Abundant sunshine.  Warm. High near 90.

.EXTENDED FORECAST ... (Sunday through Wednesday)

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny.  Low 68. High 91.
.LABOR DAY...Partly sunny. Low 69. High 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 91.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny.  Low 70. High 92.
REH

NHC's Key Messages from 4 AM Advisory on Hurricane Dorian

1. The risk of dangerous storm surge and hurricane-force winds later
this week and this weekend continues to increase in the central and
northwestern Bahamas and along the Florida east coast, although it
is too soon to determine where these hazards will occur.  Residents
in these areas should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place
and not focus on the exact forecast track of Dorian's center.

2. Heavy rains are expected to occur over portions of the Bahamas,
Florida, and elsewhere in the southeastern United States later this
week and into early next week.

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