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:

Name Dates as a
Category 5
Duration
( hours)
Sustained
wind speeds
Pressure Areas affected Deaths Damage
(USD)
“Cuba” 10/19/24 12 hours 165 mph (270 km/h) 910 hPa (26.87 inHg) Central America, Mexico, Cuba, Florida, The Bahamas 90
San Felipe II-Okeechobee September 13–14, 1928 12 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 929 hPa (27.43 inHg) Lesser Antilles, The Bahamas, United States East Coast, Atlantic Canada 4000 $100 million
“Bahamas” September 5–6, 1932 24 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 921 hPa (27.20 inHg) The Bahamas, Northeastern United States 16
“Cuba” November 5–8, 1932 78 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 915 hPa (27.02 inHg) Lesser Antilles, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Cuba, The Bahamas, Bermuda 3103 $40 million
“Cuba–Brownsville” 08/30/33 12 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 930 hPa (27.46 inHg) The Bahamas, Cuba, Florida, Texas, Tamaulipas 179 $27.9 million
“Tampico” 09/21/33 12 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 929 hPa (27.43 inHg) Jamaica, Yucatán Peninsula 184 $5 million
“Labor Day” 09/03/35 18 hours 185 mph (295 km/h) 892 hPa (26.34 inHg) The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, The Carolinas, Virginia 408
“New England” September 19–20, 1938 18 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 940 hPa (27.76 inHg) Southeastern United States, Northeastern United States, Southwestern Quebec 682 $306 million
Carol 09/03/53 12 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 929 hPa (27.43 inHg) Bermuda, New England, Atlantic Canada 5 $2 million
Janet September 27–28, 1955 18 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 914 hPa (26.99 inHg) Lesser Antilles, Central America 1023 $65.8 million
Carla 09/11/61 18 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 931 hPa (27.49 inHg) Texas, Louisiana, Midwestern United States 43 $326 million
Hattie October 30–31, 1961 18 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 920 hPa (27.17 inHg) Central America 319 $60.3 million
Beulah 09/20/67 18 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 921 hPa (27.20 inHg) The Caribbean, Mexico, Texas 688 $208 million
Camille August 16–18, 1969 † 30 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 900 hPa (26.58 inHg) Cuba, United States Gulf Coast 259 $1.42 billion
Edith 09/09/71 6 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 943 hPa (27.85 inHg) The Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, United States Gulf Coast 37 $25.4 million
Anita 09/02/77 12 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 926 hPa (27.34 inHg) Mexico 11 Extensive
David August 30–31, 1979 42 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 924 hPa (27.29 inHg) The Caribbean, United States East coast 2068 $1.54 billion
Allen August 5–9, 1980 † 72 hours 190 mph (305 km/h) 899 hPa (26.55 inHg) The Caribbean, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, South Texas 269 $1.24 billion
Gilbert September 13–14, 1988 24 hours 185 mph (295 km/h) 888 hPa (26.22 inHg) Jamaica, Venezuela, Central America, Hispaniola, Mexico 318 $7.1 billion
Hugo 09/15/89 6 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 918 hPa (27.11 inHg) The Caribbean, United States East Coast 107 $10 billion
Andrew August 23–24, 1992 † 16 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 922 hPa (27.23 inHg) The Bahamas, Florida, United States Gulf Coast 65 $26.5 billion
Mitch October 26–28, 1998 42 hours 180 mph (285 km/h) 905 hPa (26.72 inHg) Central America, Yucatán Peninsula, South Florida 11374 $6.2 billion
Isabel September 11–14, 2003 † 42 hours 165 mph (270 km/h) 915 hPa (27.02 inHg) Greater Antilles, Bahamas, Eastern United States, Ontario 51 $5.37 billion
Ivan September 9–14, 2004 † 60 hours 165 mph (270 km/h) 910 hPa (26.87 inHg) The Caribbean, Venezuela, United States Gulf Coast 124 $23.3 billion
Emily 07/16/05 6 hours 160 mph (260 km/h) 929 hPa (27.43 inHg) Windward Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, Texas 17 $1.01 billion
Katrina August 28–29, 2005 18 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 902 hPa (26.64 inHg) Bahamas, United States Gulf Coast 1836 $108 billion
Rita September 21–22, 2005 24 hours 180 mph (290 km/h) 895 hPa (26.43 inHg) Cuba, United States Gulf Coast 125 $12 billion
Wilma 10/19/05 18 hours 185 mph (295 km/h) 882 hPa (26.05 inHg) Greater Antilles, Central America, Florida 87 $29.4 billion
Dean August 18–21, 2007 † 24 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 905 hPa (26.72 inHg) The Caribbean, Central America 45 $1.76 billion
Felix September 3–4, 2007 † 24 hours 175 mph (280 km/h) 929 hPa (27.43 inHg) Nicaragua, Honduras 133 $720 million
Matthew 10/01/16 12 hours 165 mph (270 km/h) 934 hPa (27.58 inHg) Antilles, Venezuela, Colombia, United States East Coast, Atlantic Canada 603 $15.1 billion

 

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