WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-13 09:04:27 -0500
Event: IKE
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): SEP/13/2008

Observation time: 1301 UTC; 0801 AM Central
Reported By: N5CDM Ron Broussard
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

Richmond, Fort Bend Texas
Latitude: ; Longitude:

Wind Measurements: Estimated
Sustained Wind Speed: 45 MPH
Gust Speed: 50 MPH
Wind Direction: WNW degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Ron reports area has had power outages since 2 AM CDT. He reports that winds overnight were out of the NNE with gusts up to 90 MPH. Damage has been to many trees and power lines and tops of trees. Area of highest damage appears to be near the Smithers Lake Power Plant.