WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2016-10-04 20:51:05 -0500
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): OCT/4/2016

Observation time: UTC; AM Atlantic
Reported By:
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:
St Boniface Hospital
, Haiti
Latitude: ; Longitude:

Wind Measurements: Measured
Sustained Wind Speed: MPH
Gust Speed: MPH
Wind Direction: N degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall: INCHES

Comments: The team at Blue Hill International spoke with Bill Gimson Chief Operating Officer of the @St. St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, who is on the ground at St. Boniface Hospital, gave an update of how the people and the facility are faring during #hurricanematthew via satellite phone. -Roofs have sustained moderate damage because of downed trees -Clean water for drinking and food are a large concern -Water levels at a nearby spring are rising over 15 feet -Very little situational awareness due to a loss of internet, and cell service -Over 200 downed trees and limbs Plans are rapidly being put in place to begin getting roads cleared and food and water brought into the area.