Sunday, October 24, 2010

Hurricane Richard Makes Landfall in Belize

Radar showed the eye of Hurricane Richard made landfall about 20 miles SSW of Belize City about 45 minutes ago.  Max sustained winds were 90 MPH / 150 kmh.


SUMMARY OF 745 PM CDT...0045 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.2N 88.3W
ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM SSW OF BELIZE CITY
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...981 MB...28.97 INCHES

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