September 16, 2006 -- Tropical Storm Helene is now Hurricane Helene
. There is a probability that Helene could hit Bermuda and New England -- GFSx 500 mb Hght/SLP Plot Loop
September 11, 2006 -- Bermuda Sun -- Bermuda
returning to normalcy after Hurricane Florence
Bermuda Sun -- Causeway
to open at 7:30pm, airport and most government services to open Tuesday
September 11, 2006 -- Belco -- Map of current power ourtages 2,500 customers without power
September 12, 2006 -- Florence becoming extratropical, this is the last advisory....
Residents in extreme eastern Canada should consult products issued by Environment
for storm information specific to your area, including possible watches and warnings.
At 500 PM AST the center of Hurricane Florence was located near
latitude 39.3 north - longitude 59.3 west or about 600 miles southwest
of Cape Race Newfoundland. Florence is moving toward the northeast near
20 mph and some increase in forward speed is expected during the next
24 hours. On this track, the system is expected to pass southeast of
Newfoundland during the next day or so. Maximum sustained winds are
near 75 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast
during the next 24 hours as Florence becomes a powerful extratropical
cyclone. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the
center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 415 miles.
Estimated minimum central pressure is (980 mb) 28.94 inches. Large
ocean swells and dangerous surf conditions, including strong rip
currents, are affecting the Bahamas, and portions of the east coast of
the United States and the Canadian Maritimes. See statements from local
weather service offices for details on coastal conditions.
The American Red Cross -- Providing Safe and Well
September 11, 2006 -- At 5:55 PM local time the Bermuda
Weather Service reported mist, a temperature of. 26°C/79°F, humidity: 84%, and a
wind out of the westsouthwest at 35 knots gusting to 45 knots.
September 11, 2006 --
4:55 PM local time the Bermuda Weather Service reported mist, a
temperature of. 26°C/79°F, humidity: 84%, and a wind out of the
westsouthwest at 37 knots gusting to 51 knots.
September 11, 2006 -- At 3:55 PM local time the Bermuda Weather Service reported mist, a temperature
of. 26°C/79°F, humidity: 84%, and a wind out of the westsouthwest at 39 knots
gusting to 55 knots.
September 11, 2006 -- At 2:55 PM local time the Bermuda Weather Service reported few clouds, a
temperature of. 25°C/78°F, humidity: 96%, and a wind out of the southeast 40
knots gusting to 54 knots.
September 11, 2006 -- 1 AM EST Tropical Depression Seven is a
small area of low pressure located about 550 miles east-northeast of
the Leeward Islands and is moving westward at about 10 mph. It is
expected to turn north and take a track bringing it about a
hundred miles to the east of Bermuda Saturday, potentially as Hurricane
September 11, 2006 -- Bermuda Public Forecast -- Issued At: 4:30 PM Monday, --
Hurricane Florence continues to move away from Bermuda and our pressure is
rising raipidly. Hurricane Warning has been downgraded to Tropical Storm
Warning. Tropical Storm force winds will subside overnight. Storm surge and
destructive waves will continue to batter the coast into tonight. Tropical
Depression Seven will be closely monitored.
FEMA tele-registration – 800.621.3362 (For
Red Cross call center - (Clothing, Food & Shelter
Contractors)2-1-1 or 888.317.4567
(in Texas only)
or 800 HelpNow or
800 Get-Info (nationwide)
Salvation Army – 800 SAL-ARMY (800.725.2769)
FIND LOVED ONES
Find Family National Call
Google has a name
based search engine
that accesses databases of evacuees.
MCI's Registration service of evacuees.
by calling 1-877-HELP-KAT (1-877-435-7528) Locate someone who
missing by calling 1-866-601-FIND (1-866-601-3463).
Locator Map -- Click on the map to find information posting related to
a specific area
of Kin Registry
Army's Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) Activated
online request to locate missing family and friends. If you can't
connect to the site immediately, please try again.
A HURRICANE WATCH
(A Hurricane Watch is issued when there is a threat of hurricane
conditions within 24-36 hours.)
1. Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for hurricane
2. Check emergency supply kit.
3. Fuel car.
4. Bring in outdoor objects such as lawn furniture, toys, and garden
tools and anchor objects that cannot be brought inside.
5. Secure buildings by closing and boarding up windows. Remove outside
6. Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Open only when
absolutely necessary and close quickly.
7. Store drinking water in clean bathtubs, jugs, bottles, and cooking
8. Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the
highest level of your home. 9. Review evacuation plan.
10. Moor boat securely or move it to a designated safe place. Use rope
or chain to secure boat to trailer. Use tiedowns to anchor trailer to
the ground or house.
Florida's Division of Emergency
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