Ike goes feet wet in the Caribbean

September 8, 2008

Satellite and radar imagery indicate that the center of Ike is over water again after spending about 14 hours traversing eastern Cuba.  Due to the northweast-southeast orientation of the Cuba coastline and Ike’s general westward movement, it is likely that the storm will remain over water through tomorrow morning, as indicated by the latest National Hurricane Center forecast. Barring a fairly sharp deviation to the northwest, Ike’s future track would be very unfortunate for the Cuban victims of Gustav as they would find themselves on the strong side of Ike as well.

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One Response to “Ike goes feet wet in the Caribbean”


  1. […] instead has continued plowing ahead on a due west course. As a result, Ike’s center has now re-emerged over water in the western Caribbean Sea, just south of Cuba, after about 14 hours over […]


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