Sunday, October 24, 2010

Hurricane Richard Hits Belize

Hurricane Richard's path shifted slightly to the north since the last update and movement has accelerated to 13 MPH WNW.  It is about 55 miles from Belize City and has strengthened slightly.  Central pressure dropped to 988.  As you can see in the sat image, Hurricane Richard is a tight little hurricane and will mostly likely affect us very little here in Rio Dulce.


LOCATION...17.1N 87.5W
ABOUT 55 MI...85 KM ESE OF BELIZE CITY
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.18 INCHES







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