Monday, August 22, 2011

Irene Becomes First Hurricane of Atlantic Season

As expected, Irene became the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season earlier this morning. The particulars as of the 9am EDT advisory are shown on the upper left corner of the satellite image above.

The track forecast remains in line with the thinking presented in my last detailed post yesterday.  I'll make a similar post later today with any updates...

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