WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-01 13:12:33 -0500
Event: GUSTAV
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): SEP/1/2008

Observation time: 1703 UTC; 1203 PM Central
Reported By: KB3RAE Aaron
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

Amelia, Louisiana
Latitude: ; Longitude:

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

Barometric Pressure: 960 MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Report relayed by Dennis-N8IVN from KB3RAE-Aaron, who is a hurricane chaser, reports pine branches down of all sizes along route 90 in Amelia, Louisiana. Aaron lost his wind instrument in Houma, Louisiana and Dennis relayed a report of 100 MPH measured sustained winds. The time of that report in Houma would be at 1440 UTC/940 AM CDT similar to when other chasers from another forum reported estimated winds of that speed at that time.