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Hurricanes Irma and Jose_9 September 2017 1500 UTC

Hurricanes Irma and Jose_9 September 2017 1500 UTC Image ID 2281
Acquisition date 09-Sep-2017
Over head time 15:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-east
Sensor Channel(s) 4

Hurricane Irma moves westwards along the north coast of Cuba (about 90 miles east, south-east of Varadero) as a Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (SSHWS) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 110 knots (126.7 mph) and gusts of 135 knots (155.5 mph). Hurricane Jose tracks in a north-westerly direction about 120 miles north-west of Northern Leeward Islands as a Category 4 storm (SSHWS) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 125 knots (144.0 mph) and gusts of 150 knots (172.8 mph).

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