WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-01 22:10:38 -0500
Event: HANNA
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

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

Observation time: 0207 UTC; 1007 PM Eastern
Reported By: Edgard Howell
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

Providenciales, Bahamas
Latitude: ; Longitude:

Wind Measurements: Measured
Sustained Wind Speed: 53 MPH
Gust Speed: 64 MPH
Wind Direction: SSE degrees

Barometric Pressure: 985 MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Report from Edgar Howell on stormcarib.com. Damage summary and other conditions follow below: As I write the island of Providenciales is just now coming out of approximately three hours of dead calm. All this happened while Grand Turk and North Caicos were being lashed with srong winds and rain. At present the winds are picking up again and rain is falling. Winds are out of the south to south-southeast and I suppose in a short while it will be as strong or stronger than it was earlier today. Power, television and internet are out in sections of Providenciales. Some families have reported to the official hurricane shelters for the night. There are confrimed reports of power outages in North and Middle Caicos where some electric poles are down. Power is also reportedly out in Grand Turk. Report from Bill Smith On Pine Clay, Bahamas from stormcarib.com: There appears to be quite a storm surge piling up on the iron shore and along the bank side, from the West/South winds of today. Big waves f