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By: OrangeRoses, 8:41 PM GMT on September 26, 2008

Catch up time. Very little change in the weather since Ike passed through as an inland Tropical Storm Sept 13th. Partly cloudy days, generally cool nights with no rain. The graphs below show the stats.



Today is the closest the actual day length will approach 12 hours, since the Autumnal Equinox Sept 22, 2008 @ 15:44 UTC Φ

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Sun091408

By: OrangeRoses, 3:32 AM GMT on September 15, 2008

Observations yesterday the 13th as Tropical Storm Ike approached:

A Steep drop in air pressure began
23:00 UTC 29.17in | 987.7hPa
01:17 UTC 28.99in | 981.6hPa steady until 01:46 UTC
rising....
03:16 UTC 29.17in | 987.7hPa

By measuring atmospheric pressure at ground level during a huge storm we can prove when its center is overhead, and the duration of steady lowest pressure may help in measuring the eye's size.

At the deep Low Pressure midpoint(01:30 UTC) the wind direction dramatically changed to due N.

Current Pressure 30.04 in | 1017.2 hPa (hectopascals)
Today was pleasant&sunny with some lingering winds. Φ

Updated: 3:37 AM GMT on September 15, 2008

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By: OrangeRoses, 5:25 PM GMT on September 11, 2008

Hurricane Ike appears to be a replay of Gustav here: Tropical Depression with slow beneficial rain. 091309 Update: the Flash Flood Warning and Wind Advisory shows expected rainfall much higher than Gustav, with 0.13in / 3.3mm measured at this time. Φ

Updated: 8:28 PM GMT on September 26, 2008

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By: OrangeRoses, 5:52 PM GMT on September 03, 2008

Yes it is still raining. Monthly total right now: 2.25in | 57mm.
Max Measured Wind Gusts: 15.0mph|24.1km/h NNE, although that figure may be lower than the actual. The grass is growing, record rainfall reported, and a nice start for a temp climate change in the region. Stay tuned...Φ

Updated: 5:53 PM GMT on September 03, 2008

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By: OrangeRoses, 1:07 AM GMT on September 02, 2008

Hurricane Gustav's outer bands are approaching. Some of the storms are spiraling from the NE as the large, slow moving hurricane moves toward the NW. Wind speeds of 30 knots on average and steady rain can be seen on the Shreveport Radar. Earlier it was a pleasant sunny Labor Day. An earlier post today did not work for some reason. Φ

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