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Originally posted by Dr Love
I say bring on the hurricane. It can't come soon enough. The heat and humidity has been so oppressive for so long that we need a cooldown. I for one am looking forward to it.
Originally posted by maldives01
Hope I'm wrong, but I think this one will build up strongly as it enters the gulf........good luck to every one and try to be safe - good luck to you all in the Keys as well!
DATA FROM A NOAA PLANE INDICATE THAT RITA HAS REACHED 100 MH WINDS
AND IS NOW A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR/SIMPSON HURRICANE
SCALE. THIS WILL BE REFLECTED IN A SPECIAL ADVISORY AT 2 PM EDT.
Originally posted by worldwatcher
now that sounds about right, the pressure wasn't matching up to the category.. I think Rita will be a Cat 3 at landfall.