Flying Through A Hurricane Eye Wall [VIDEO] / #HurricaneIrma Tracking


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For the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) pilots and scientists getting into the eye of a hurricane is just another day at the office.

NOAA was founded by President Richard Nixon in 1970, and since then there have been a recorded 39,000 people worldwide who have been saved by Satellites.

Check out the video above and see how these NOAA pilots risk their lives to help Weather forecaster’s better predict where dangerous hurricanes like Andrew, Ivan, and Irma  will go.


HURRICANE IRMA [LIVE UPDATES]

Hurricane Irma Tracking [LIVE] Saturday

(Last update: September 9th, 2017. 3:24pm)

Hurricane Irma is now set to hit the Tampa Bay area, Clearwater, Safety harbor, and Lakeland area of Florida.

Click our chart below to Track Hurricane Irma live from the official NOAA radar.

Tracking Hurricane Irma [LIVE] Friday

WARNING: If you are in Miami-Dade county Governor Rick Scott has ordered a mandatory evacuation.

As of September 8th, 2017 9:30am the southern tip of Florida is set to get slammed on Saturday. Governor Rick Scott had stated this will be “Worse than Andrew“.

The projection of Irma has also changed from staying in the ocean on the east side of Florida, to going directly up the center of Florida. See pic below.

[Click Map to view on NOAA official website]

Irma has been downgraded from a Category 5 to a Category 4 hurricane.

Tracking Hurricane Irma [LIVE] Thursday

WARNING: If you are in Miami-Dade county Governor Rick Scott has ordered a mandatory evacuation.

Irma is now a category 5 hurricane.

As of September 7th, 2017. 12:17pm hurricane Irma is heading towards south Florida, and is still on its predicted path from Wednesday to go up the east (right) side of Florida.

Hurricane Irma has now passed Puerto Rico doing million in damages. Hurricane Irma skirted Puerto Rico leaving 1 million people without power, some say this will take about 3 months to get power back to all 1 million people.

Yesterday (Wednesday) the Storm hit the Lesser Antilles and lots of the Caribbean, killing 10, and knocking out power that some say could take 3 months until they get electricity connected and working again.

Florida is set to be hit by Irma on Sunday (September 10th) and Monday (September 11th)

Tracking Hurricane Irma [LIVE] Wednesday

(Last update: September 6th, 1:23pm)

Hurricane Irma Facts:

For almost 2 days now Hurricane Irma has been a Category 5 hurricane, at 180-190 mph.

  • Hurricane Irma is a deadly threat to the Caribbean and Florida.
  • Irma is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean, ever.
  • Hurricane Irma has not reached Florida yet but could in the next 72 hours.
  • Hurricane Irma is now a category 5 hurricane.

Irma is on track and predicted to hit the Virgin Islands, Puertco Rico, and the southern Bahamas by Saturday. (September 6th, 2017)

Currently Irma is ripping through the Lesser Antilles, and is the strongest hurricane on record in the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Irma Tracking Predictions (September 6th, 2017)

Want real time up to date stream on Hurricane Irma? Click here.

Hurricane Irma Caribbean Damage

 


Recent Atlantic Category 5 Hurricanes:

NameDates as a
Category 5
Duration
( hours)
Sustained
wind speeds
PressureAreas affectedDeathsDamage
(USD)
“Cuba”10/19/2412 hours165 mph (270 km/h)910 hPa (26.87 inHg)Central America, Mexico, Cuba, Florida, The Bahamas90
San Felipe II-OkeechobeeSeptember 13–14, 192812 hours160 mph (260 km/h)929 hPa (27.43 inHg)Lesser Antilles, The Bahamas, United States East Coast, Atlantic Canada4000$100 million
“Bahamas”September 5–6, 193224 hours160 mph (260 km/h)921 hPa (27.20 inHg)The Bahamas, Northeastern United States16
“Cuba”November 5–8, 193278 hours175 mph (280 km/h)915 hPa (27.02 inHg)Lesser Antilles, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Cuba, The Bahamas, Bermuda3103$40 million
“Cuba–Brownsville”08/30/3312 hours160 mph (260 km/h)930 hPa (27.46 inHg)The Bahamas, Cuba, Florida, Texas, Tamaulipas179$27.9 million
“Tampico”09/21/3312 hours160 mph (260 km/h)929 hPa (27.43 inHg)Jamaica, Yucatán Peninsula184$5 million
“Labor Day”09/03/3518 hours185 mph (295 km/h)892 hPa (26.34 inHg)The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, The Carolinas, Virginia408
“New England”September 19–20, 193818 hours160 mph (260 km/h)940 hPa (27.76 inHg)Southeastern United States, Northeastern United States, Southwestern Quebec682$306 million
Carol09/03/5312 hours160 mph (260 km/h)929 hPa (27.43 inHg)Bermuda, New England, Atlantic Canada5$2 million
JanetSeptember 27–28, 195518 hours175 mph (280 km/h)914 hPa (26.99 inHg)Lesser Antilles, Central America1023$65.8 million
Carla09/11/6118 hours175 mph (280 km/h)931 hPa (27.49 inHg)Texas, Louisiana, Midwestern United States43$326 million
HattieOctober 30–31, 196118 hours160 mph (260 km/h)920 hPa (27.17 inHg)Central America319$60.3 million
Beulah09/20/6718 hours160 mph (260 km/h)921 hPa (27.20 inHg)The Caribbean, Mexico, Texas688$208 million
CamilleAugust 16–18, 1969 †30 hours175 mph (280 km/h)900 hPa (26.58 inHg)Cuba, United States Gulf Coast259$1.42 billion
Edith09/09/716 hours160 mph (260 km/h)943 hPa (27.85 inHg)The Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, United States Gulf Coast37$25.4 million
Anita09/02/7712 hours175 mph (280 km/h)926 hPa (27.34 inHg)Mexico11Extensive
DavidAugust 30–31, 197942 hours175 mph (280 km/h)924 hPa (27.29 inHg)The Caribbean, United States East coast2068$1.54 billion
AllenAugust 5–9, 1980 †72 hours190 mph (305 km/h)899 hPa (26.55 inHg)The Caribbean, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, South Texas269$1.24 billion
GilbertSeptember 13–14, 198824 hours185 mph (295 km/h)888 hPa (26.22 inHg)Jamaica, Venezuela, Central America, Hispaniola, Mexico318$7.1 billion
Hugo09/15/896 hours160 mph (260 km/h)918 hPa (27.11 inHg)The Caribbean, United States East Coast107$10 billion
AndrewAugust 23–24, 1992 †16 hours175 mph (280 km/h)922 hPa (27.23 inHg)The Bahamas, Florida, United States Gulf Coast65$26.5 billion
MitchOctober 26–28, 199842 hours180 mph (285 km/h)905 hPa (26.72 inHg)Central America, Yucatán Peninsula, South Florida11374$6.2 billion
IsabelSeptember 11–14, 2003 †42 hours165 mph (270 km/h)915 hPa (27.02 inHg)Greater Antilles, Bahamas, Eastern United States, Ontario51$5.37 billion
IvanSeptember 9–14, 2004 †60 hours165 mph (270 km/h)910 hPa (26.87 inHg)The Caribbean, Venezuela, United States Gulf Coast124$23.3 billion
Emily07/16/056 hours160 mph (260 km/h)929 hPa (27.43 inHg)Windward Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, Texas17$1.01 billion
KatrinaAugust 28–29, 200518 hours175 mph (280 km/h)902 hPa (26.64 inHg)Bahamas, United States Gulf Coast1836$108 billion
RitaSeptember 21–22, 200524 hours180 mph (290 km/h)895 hPa (26.43 inHg)Cuba, United States Gulf Coast125$12 billion
Wilma10/19/0518 hours185 mph (295 km/h)882 hPa (26.05 inHg)Greater Antilles, Central America, Florida87$29.4 billion
DeanAugust 18–21, 2007 †24 hours175 mph (280 km/h)905 hPa (26.72 inHg)The Caribbean, Central America45$1.76 billion
FelixSeptember 3–4, 2007 †24 hours175 mph (280 km/h)929 hPa (27.43 inHg)Nicaragua, Honduras133$720 million
Matthew10/01/1612 hours165 mph (270 km/h)934 hPa (27.58 inHg)Antilles, Venezuela, Colombia, United States East Coast, Atlantic Canada603$15.1 billion

 

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