WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-08-31 00:03:40 -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: 0350 UTC; 1150 PM Eastern
Reported By: PJ2BR BRETT RUIZ
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

ST CRISTOBAL, PINAR DEL RIO CUBA
Latitude: ; Longitude:

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

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: WINDS 210 KPH BETWEEN ST CRISTOBAL AND EL PALICIO...GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 230KPH...300,000 EVACUATED BY CUBAN GOVT...FLOODING RAINS AND STORM SURGE UP TO 6 KM INLAND IN SOUTHWEST PINAR DEL RIO..FLOODING REPORTED ON ISLE OF YOUTH...TOWN OF CAJIO 50 KM S OF HAVANA REPORTED WAVES TO 5 METERS...SOURCED TO CUBAN NEWS...WWW.RHC.CU...RELAYED BY PJ2BR