WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-01 14:37:46 -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: 1832 UTC; 132 PM Central
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Geographic Location of Observation:

Morgan City, Louisiana
Latitude: ; Longitude:

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

Barometric Pressure: 959 MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Report from Josh and Scott, hurricane chasers on the Eastern US Forum. Using a Kestrel instrument they had a 68 Knot gust at human level and a 960 Millibar minimum pressure at 1210 CDT. The eye passed over them and they are now on the eastern eyewall and reports winds back up to gale force, garbage blowing down the street and the river nearby is now whitecapped.