Friday, August 26, 2011

Come to Texas Irene, we'll treat you right, Honey!!


I have two kids, my daughter-in-law, and my grandkids in the path of this monster storm.

One in the Baltimore area and one at Norwich University in Vermont.

Stay safe.

Irene heading to North Carolina first
Dale Eck, Director of the Global Forecast Center, The Weather Channel

- Hurricane Irene poses an extraordinary threat and is one that no one has yet experienced from North Carolina to the mid_Atlantic to the Northeast to New England.

- Hurricane Irene is a high end category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale; however, Irene is expected to re-strengthen into a category 3 storm.

- As of 5 a.m. Eastern Time Friday, the center of Hurricane Irene is located about 375 miles south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, has winds near 110 miles per hour, and was moving to the north at 14 miles per hour.