WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-07 12:36:35 -0500
Event: IKE
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): SEP/7/2008

Observation time: 1632 UTC; 1232 PM Eastern
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Geographic Location of Observation:
Multiple locations in the
, Bahamas
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Wind Measurements: Measured
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Wind Direction: N degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Following is a CDERA Report from Stormcarib.com on the Bahamas: Turks and Caicos Islands Impact Turks and Caicos Islands are still experiencing the effects of Hurricane Ike. Initial reports from the Department of Disasters and Emergencies in Providenciales have stated that there is flooding across the islands. The following were also reported: Grand Turk: Significant housing damage and loss of roofs. The National Emergency Operations Centre in Grand Turk has lost power. The hospital in Grand Turk suffered some significant damage. Providenciales: The Emergency Operations Centre is operational. The hospital is operational. Telephone and electricity services are available. Communication by phone may be difficult due to congestion of the lines. Regional and Other Response: The CDERA Coordinating Unit has contacted and received updates from representatives of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), United Kingdom Department for International Development in the Turks and Cai