31 August 2008

September 1, 2008 1:00PM EDT: The water lever rise in the Crane Roost Lake after the Topical Storm FAY. Crane Roost Lake has flooded the walking trail.

Following are some photographs of the Crane Roost Lake Water Level (as of September 1, 2008 1:00PM EDT).

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September 1, 2008 8 a.m. EDT:  Gustav entered gulf as a very dangerous category 3 Hurricane with max wind speed as 125 mph. It is expected to become category 4 Hurricane soon and hit Louisiana tomorrow afternoon.

August 30, 2008 2 p.m. EDT:  Gustav become a very dangerous category 4 Hurricane with max wind speed as 145 mph.


Image is from www.weather.com

Latest image from http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/flt/t1/avn-l.jpg

August 29, 2008 6 a.m. EDT:  Gustav is nears Jamaica in the Caribbean near 65 miles west. It is moving slowly (8 mph) west-northwest direction. Wind speed as of now if 65 mph.

August 28, 2008 6 a.m. EDT:  Gustav is nears Jamaica in the Caribbean near 80 miles east. It is moving slowly southwest.

August 27, 2008 (8:00PM): Topical storm FAY still has impact on Floridian life as water level is rising in many of the Florida rivers and lakes. View some photos of Lake Jesup current water level.

August 26, 2008 11 a.m. EDT:  The eye of Gustav was located about 50 miles south of Port Au Prince, Haiti with maximum sustain wind 90 mph.

August 26, 2008 6 a.m. EDT: Gustav is a hurricane now with maximum sustain wind 90 mph. As of 11 a.m. EDT, the eye of Gustav was located about 50 miles south of Port Au Prince, Haiti.

August 25, 2008 8 p.m. EDT: Gustav is currently centered about 165 miles SSE of Port Au Prince, Haiti, and moving toward the northwest at 12 mph.

Tropical Storm Gustav will produce flooding rains and strong winds in Haiti and parts of the Dominican Republic.

 

BEIJING (AP) — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern Sichuan province Saturday, killing 22 people and injuring more than 100, state media said.

The quake killed 17 people in Sichuan and five others in the neighboring province of Yunnan, Xinhua said.

The agency said about 100 people in Sichuan and 35 in Yunnan were injured. The quake hit 31 miles southeast of Panzhihua city in the southwestern corner of Sichuan on Saturday afternoon.

Nearly 1,000 houses were destroyed in Panzhihua, and it was not known how many people were buried in the rubble, the report said.

Reference: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gBr_dOzJ9Pnc_U9gSgtTgE-cR-KwD92T2Q4O0

Also Saturday, an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck the northwestern region of Xinjiang, Xinhua said in a separate report.

On May 12, 2008: a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in northern Sichuan killed nearly 70,000 people and left 5 million homeless. The region has been hit by scores of aftershocks, keeping people there on edge.

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28 August 2008

September 6, 2008 6:25 a.m. EDT:  Hanna made landfal early today and will continue to move further north. Hanna is causing lots of rain in the coastal area of SC & NC.

August 29, 2008 6:25 a.m. EDT:  Hanna is expected to become hurricane by Sunday. Fortunately as of now it is not expected to impact land but it could during next week.

August 28, 2008 6 a.m. EDT:  A low pressure located several hundred miles east-northeast of the Leeward Islands has become Tropical Depression Eight. It is continued strengthening and likely to become Tropical Storm Hanna today.

It is forecast to track northwest into the weekend, and become a hurricane by late this weekend. For now, it does not appear to be of any threat to land, but will need to be closely monitored beyond this weekend.

Projected path from www.weather.com

Read about Gustav.

August 27, 2008 (8:00PM): Topical storm FAY still has impact on Floridian life as water level is rising in many of the Florida rivers and lakes. View some photos of Lake Jesup current water level.

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27 August 2008

September 1, 2008 6:00PM EDT: Water level still rising in Lake Jesup. Following are recent photographs of the Lake Jesup Water Level (as of September 1, 2008 6:00PM EDT). It has passed the place where I took photographs on August 27.

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August 30, 2008 8:00AM EDT: Water level in Lake Jesup, few photos taken from toll road 417. You can see house near the lake are having water in their front/back yard.
 

 

August 27, 2008 6:00PM EDT: Someone informed about the water lever rise in the lake after the Topical Storm FAY so I thought to go and check. Yes the water level has risen a lot and Lake Jesup has flooded past the parking lot about 20 ft from the normal day water level spot. 100 and 500 year flood-plain does not have Lake Jesup Woods and other near by communities in it.

Following are some photographs of the Lake Jesup Water Level (as of August 27, 2008 6:00PM EDT).

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Tropical Storm Fay news updates

Seminole County Office of Emergency Management has made a New Emergency Information Web Site for addressing Tropical Storm Fay issues: http://www.prepareseminole.org/

Flood Statement web site - http://ahps2.wrh.noaa.gov/ahps2/ahps_warnings.php?wfo=mlb

As per local6 news: Officials said the St. Johns River was not expected to crest until later this week, meaning several inches more of flooding for families living near Lake Harney, Lake Monroe, Lake Kathryn and Lake Jesup.
Reference: http://www.local6.com/weather/17285610/detail.html

Rising Water Forces Closure Of S.R. 46 - http://www.cfnews13.com/News/Local/2008/8/27/rising_waters_force_closure_of_sr_46.html

23 August 2008

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22 August 2008

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21 August 2008

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20 August 2008

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August 27, 2008 (8:00PM): Topical storm FAY still has impact on Floridian life as water level is rising in many of the Florida rivers and lakes. View some photos of Lake Jesup current water level.

August 26, 2008 (6:30 AM): Topical storm FAY is in Georgia and providing much needed rain there. This is much longer storm I have seen. St. Johnson river and many lakes in Florida are above the flood warning signs. Hopefully in few days it will be over.

Meanwhile a new Hurricane Gustav has built  in the Atlantic ocean. Please click Hurricane Gustav to read more.

August 21, 2008 (5:30PM): Seminole Public Schools are closed Tomorrow (Friday 22).

August 21, 2008 (5:30 AM): Topical storm FAY is currently located at 20 miles south of Daytona beach and expected to make 3rd US landfall today. 24'' rain has been reported in Melbourne area (more then 6 months of rain in one day).

A 20-30 mph wind with higher gust is possible thought the Central Florida.

Latest image from http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/flt/t1/avn-l.jpg

August 20, 2008 (8:30 PM): Topical storm FAY is still stationary in Atlantic Ocean with top speed is 50 mph and moving northward 2 mph (we walk faster then that). FAY is expected to become hurricane tonight or later tomorrow.

August 20, 2008 (3:30 PM): Topical storm FAY is stationary in Atlantic Ocean and top wind speed is 50 mph. It is expected to move northward and later tonight high pressure to the north of Fay may turn it to the west across northeastern Florida. 

August 20, 2008 (8:00 AM): Topical storm FAY is now over the Atlantic Ocean and top winds have decreased to 45 mph. FAY still may gain some strengthen later today and tonight.

August 19, 2008 (6:00PM): Topical storm FAY is in Florida and expected to become hurricane tomorrow (Wednesday).

August 19, 2008 (5:00PM): Seminole Public Schools are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Papaya Plant in Hurricane FAY
August 19, 2008 (6:00PM): Storm FAY is close to Orlando and some wind and raining near our house. Our Papaya plant during storm FAY.

August 19, 2008: Video of kite Surfer hit building due to FAY - http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid823425597/bclid877032950/bctid1739970513

More videos at weather.com - http://www.weather.com/multimedia/videoplayer.html?from=hp_video_more

Floater - Visible Loop - http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/flt/t1/loop-vis.html

Floater - AVN Color Infrared Loop - http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/flt/t1/loop-avn.html

Hurricane podcast from National Hurricane Center - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/audio/index_podcast.xml

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19 August 2008



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18 August 2008

Last week's attack on the former Soviet republic of Georgia, in which a Russian military offensive was preceded by an Internet assault that overwhelmed Georgian government Web sites, signals a new kind of cyberwar, one for which the United States is not fully prepared. Cyberattackers shut down one Georgian government site and defaced another with images of Adolf Hitler.

Full story available on CNN at: http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/08/18/cyber.warfare/index.html

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17 August 2008

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