Just some quick hits on Florence 

Posted: 3:52 pm Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

By Kirk Mellish

More info coming up, just wanted to hit some more new highlights. Hope folks have been reading my blogs for a week or so now, because I cant’ repeat every valid point without this turning into a textbook.

I provide info on ongoing basis here and on twitter and on-air but I can’t force people to follow along. If you have missed past blogs go back and read even though some info will be outdated or no longer relevant, some still will be. OK, enough whining from me.


Trend has been for the size of Florence wind field to expand, need to watch this for inland effects, coastal areas a given:


Days ahead once inland remember the general pattern of tropical systems with regard to isolated usually brief weak tornadoes, mainly north and east of center path:


Reasons why people stay put here are many but not all, often end in crisis:

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For coastal areas understanding the storm surge (does not include waves on top of it):

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More to come, stay tuned.

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