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August 28, 2006

Ernesto weakens after becoming hurricane, S. Fla. under hurricane watch; Ernesto targets Haiti, Cuba, Fla/; Haiti batters Ernesto, still forecast to strike Fla.; Feds say New Orleans storm-ready; Fear, heat, misery, but most all, smell in Superdome; Flooding torments N.D. town’s residents; Long Island tornado clean-up begins; Drought causing trouble for lakes across Texas; Day before her birthday, woman struck by lightning; Evacuations ordered in Wash. for fires; Space shuttle Atlantis launch on hold

Ernesto Weakens After Becoming Hurricane, Mandatory Evacuation In Fla. Keys: South Florida under hurricane watch | Hurricane Ernesto targets Haiti, Cuba, Florida | Haiti batters Ernesto, still forecast to strike Florida as hurricane

Ernesto now seems to be headed for south and central Florida by Tuesday night. Potential targets include the Keys, Cape Coral/Fort Myers, Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa.

The latest data is in the box below, and WXnation Wire’s Complete Atlantic Hurricane Resources Page

Tropical Storm Ernesto
National Hurricane Center Data


5p EDT Mon. Update:
(Latest Advisory | Discussion)
Max. sustained winds:
Near 40 mph (Probabilities)
Min. central pressure:
1007 mb or 29.74 inches
Position:
21.3 N 76.9 W
Located:
60 miles E of Camaguey, Cuba
Moving:
NW near 13 mph (Forecast track map – 3 day | 5 day)
24 hour forecast: Expected to regain strength (Forecast)
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No current storm in NHC Atlantic Wallet 5
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Katrina Update: Feds say New Orleans is storm-ready | There was fear, the heat, the misery, but most all, the smell in the Superdome

“Storm Stories: Postmark Katrina” aired Sunday night at 8 p.m. EDT on The Weather Channel. Read WXnation Wire’s review of the episode

Severe Weather: Flooding torments N.D. town’s residents

Long Island tornado clean-up begins

Drought Update: Drought causing trouble for lakes across Texas

Weird News: Day before her birthday, woman struck by lightning

Wildfire Update: Evacuations ordered in Wash. for fires

Space News: Space shuttle Atlantis launch on hold

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