The St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) Meteorology Office
WTNT64 KNHC 211747
HURRICANE DANNY TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
200 PM AST FRI AUG 21 2015
NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTS THAT DANNY IS A MAJOR HURRICANE.
Reports from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Danny
is now a Category 3 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind
Scale. The maximum winds are estimated to be 115 mph (185 km/h)
with higher gusts.
No additional intensification is expected, as Danny is moving into
an area of unfavorable upper-level winds, and a weakening trend is
expected to begin later today. Consequently, no adjustment to the
forecast intensities from the previous advisory is required.
LOCATION; 14.3N 48.6W. ABOUT 825MI/1525KM EAST OF ST. KITTS & NEVIS.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH…185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…974 MB…28.76 INCHES