WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2010-11-05 13:37:29 -0500
Event: TOMAS
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: JIM SELLARS=N0UAM
Email: n0uam@arrl.net

Observed (mo/day/year): OCT/24/2010

Observation time: 0536 UTC; 0136 PM Atlantic
Reported By: DENNIS SHERROD
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:

, HAITI
Latitude: ; Longitude:

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

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall: INCHES

Comments: It is reported to us that in Les Cayes, the downtown was flooded. According to testimony, jail and hospital had been evacuated, but the situation is confused on the spot and this recent information should be confirmed. Rivière Grise ...(West) is flooding and threatens the people living nearby. The coastal city Côteaux, in the South was invaded by the sea, we do not have any assessment on the damage or victims. Inhabitants who had refused to evacuate are currently leaving the city as they can. Carcasse, near Anse d'Hainault (South) we are told a mudslides that blocked all access roads. The place is no longer accessible, only by helicopter, A local priest asks for emergency relief. In the department of Grande Anse sea came inland, flooding the towns of Anse-d'Hainault, Irois near Carcasse and Dame Marie (above Anse d'Hainault). No report available on damage and casualties. It is reported to us that in Jérémie, several roads are impracticable, they are submerged by the sea.