Tropical Storm Ike – 2008-13

Ike continues to weaken

At 10:00pm CDT –

– All tropical coastal warnings have been discontinued.

– The center of Tropical Storm Ike was located 100 miles
west-southwest of Little Rock, AR. Movement is towards the
north-northeast at 24mph. Maximum sustained winds are 40mph and
further weakening will occur. Minimum surface pressure is 982mb.

– Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the
center, mainly to the east.

– This is the last update on Ike.

Discussion:

Lots of damage in southeast Texas and no need to repeat what the media
are already showing. NHC did a great job with Ike, even though it was
a difficult storm to forecast.

NHC is monitoring two systems in the Atlantic but neither of them show
signs of development.

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About Putnam Reiter

Putnam has been storm chasing since 1990 and is a co-founder of Hook-Echo.com. For his day job, Putnam works in emergency management for information technology.
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