WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2011-08-24 23:47:17 -0500
Event: IRENE
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Dustin Cox N0DRC, Asst. Director of Net Operations
Email: n0drc@live.com

Observed (mo/day/year): AUG/25/2011

Observation time: UTC; 11:41 PM Eastern
Reported By: ZNS Radio Station
Contact number: 242-502-3800
Geographic Location of Observation:
Bahamas
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Latitude: ; Longitude:

Wind Measurements: Measured
Sustained Wind Speed: 70 MPH
Gust Speed: 120 MPH
Wind Direction: N degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall: INCHES

Comments: Several locations with complete power outage along with roofs being torn off by high winds. Also some significant flooding around the islands. 40 homes with level 2 damage, Crooked school lost roof and 2 rooms. The Bahamas Meteorological Department reports that 90% of homes we damaged or destroyed. No reports of injuries or deaths. Also report of 669 people in shelters as of midnight Bahamas local time. Contact number for The Bahamas Meteorological Department is 242-377-7178.