Thursday, September 22, 2005

Hurricane Rita: The Big Shift

Why you should always keep track of hurricanes:


(Click on photo to enlarge)

470 miles SE of Galveston

Moving West-Northwest at 9 mph

Maximum Sustained Winds: 170mph

Hurricane Force winds extend out to 70 miles

Tropical Storm Force winds extend out to 185 miles


Here she comes


Close up (Click on photo to enlarge)

Is modern-day imagery amazing or what?!

4 comments:

susanna in alabama said...

(checking my calendar. checking my watch. tapping my foot.)

Jo said...

You okay?

El Jefe Maximo said...

Ain't those some pics ? Awful glad Rita made that little sidle to the right, I live in Houston, and had she come ashore at Freeport as projected, that would have been somewhat ungood.

Those maps kind of make it look like Rita was doing some kind of upside down Schieffen Plan on Texas.

The Gray Tie said...

Helloooooo helloooo hellooo

That's the sound of my voice echoing on your blog.

Where the hell are you? And are you OK?

Damn!