Irma still a major threat 

Posted: 5:37 am Friday, September 8th, 2017

By Kirk Mellish

My 5-day forecast on the radio and on the station’s web page has Metro Atlanta specifics as always.

Locals, keep in mind that any effects of Irma here are more SPECULATIVE because we are 4-5 days away when the normal and expected average ERROR on the location of the storm’s eye is 225 miles!

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The MAP ABOVE is experimental, besides as I said North Georgia and Tennessee impacts are NOT locked-in. So for now, I would prepare for the *possibility* of flooding and power outages in metro Atlanta early next week just in case.

But it’s still quite possible the worst ends up East of Atlanta and/or it could weaken more than currently expected!

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WHAT SATELLITE MIGHT LOOK LIKE EARLY SUNDAY AM:

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THIS FORECAST BELOW IS MORE THAN 16HRS OLD, SEE HOW THINGS CAN CHANGE, THEY CAN CHANGE AGAIN in any direction!

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Now it’s expected more to the West. The intensity forecast is also subject to change.

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I’ll have updates on the radio and online all day and all weekend and next week.

Busiest Atlantic Hurricane Season in over a decade:

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Read these for background you may have missed on Irma.

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