By: HurricaneKatrina, 11:12 AM GMT on August 25, 2011
Irenes path has indeed shifted west as I thought it would. This storm is a big one! The name Irene will probably be retired. New York City could experience a hurricane for the first time in decades. THe track still could shift but the models look like they are in pretty good agreement on the track now. I think inland NE should also keep track of this storm. Hurricanes can still carry high winds and heavy rain inland.
By: HurricaneKatrina, 11:52 PM GMT on August 24, 2011
Hurricane Irene is going to hit New England. This will be the first hurricane to make a landfall since Hurricane Bob.The projected path seems to have stopped moving east. I think it is even possible or even likely it will shift back west a little bit. Everyone in New England should get ready! This storm will likely resemble Hurricane Bob or Hurricane Gloria somewhat in its path in New England.
Updated: 11:56 PM GMT on August 24, 2011
By: HurricaneKatrina, 4:24 PM GMT on August 24, 2011
It looks like I was correct about new england getting a direct hit.It might be like Hurricane bob or even carol. I think a Bob is most likely. New England is likely to get a category 1 or 2.
Updated: 4:29 PM GMT on August 24, 2011
By: HurricaneKatrina, 12:45 PM GMT on August 23, 2011
Hurricane Irenes forecast track has again moved right and Irene is now forecasted to hit North Carolina. Due to this storms track gradually shifting east, I believe the mid-atlantic and New England should watch this one in case it shifts farther to the east and threatens them with a direct hit. Right now it looks like the Northeast will only get gusty winds and heavy rain. This is not good because some places have already had flooding. If you live in North Carolina ...
Updated: 12:49 PM GMT on August 23, 2011
By: HurricaneKatrina, 7:23 PM GMT on June 29, 2011
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