WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-08-30 05:27:44 -0500
Event: GUSTAV
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Jim Sellars-N0UAM
Email: n0uam@arrl.net

Observed (mo/day/year): AUG/30/2008

Observation time: 0900 UTC; 0400 AM Central
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Geographic Location of Observation:
RADIO CAYMAN
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Wind Measurements: Measured
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Wind Direction: N degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Radio Cayman reports at 0900 UTC: ------------------------------------------------------------- 6"-12" rain recently. No curfew on islands, although Police will use as 'last option'. Citizens advised to stay indoors due to possible storm surge on coast. UK Navy vessel HMS Iron Duke will assist in damage assessment at daylight Saturday morning. Power and water supplies in 'most of the outlying islands' are out. West Bay, Frank Sound North side and East Side, reported to have no power.