WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-12 22:55:22 -0500
Event: IKE
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): SEP/12/2008

Observation time: 0255 UTC; 955 PM Eastern
Reported By: KD5YOU John
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Geographic Location of Observation:

Galveston, Texas
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Wind Measurements: Measured
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Wind Direction: N degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Relayed report from John-KD5YOU from Galveston EOC: Fire @ yacht basin has collapsed building and a lot of smoke is carrying across the east end of Galveston, there are several exposures around the fire. ie boats in the boat yard. Fire Dept can only monitor due to extremely high water. Updated Report from Houston Texas: About a dozen more instances of trees and wires down and a few electrical poles down. A number of building fires reported but unclear if the building fires are storm related.