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Hurricane Irma centred over west-central Florida

Hurricane Irma centred over west-central Florida Image ID 2298
Acquisition date 11-Sep-2017
Over head time 03:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-east
Sensor Channel(s) 4

Hurricane Irma moves northwards over west-central Florida approximately 40 miles east, north-east of Sarasota as a Category 2 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (SSHWS) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 85 knots (97.9 mph) and gusts of 105 knots (121.0 mph). Hurricane Jose tracks north-westwards as a Category 3 storm (SSHWS) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 100 knots (115.2 mph) and gusts of 120 knots (138.2 mph) about 245 miles north-east of Grand Turk Island.

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