WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-07 13:11:39 -0500
Event: 2008 NHC Comm Test
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Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: N1YLQ
Email: mpleger@comcast.net

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

Observation time: UTC; 13:10 PM Eastern
Reported By: WIV4 TV
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

, South Caicos
Latitude: ; Longitude:

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

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: "In South Caicos, a fishing-dependent island of 1,500 people, most homes were damaged, the airport was under water, power will be out for weeks, and every single boat was swept away despite being towed ashore for safety", Minister of Natural Resorces Piper Hancock said.