Tropical Storm Erika 2015 Update

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Harvest Realty Group, LLC

At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Erika was located near latitude 16.2 North, longitude 56.8 West. Erika is moving toward the west near 17 mph (28 km/h), and a west to west-northwestward motion is expected over the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the center of Erika will move near or over portions of the Leeward Islands tonight and move near the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Thursday. Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slow strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) primarily to the east of the center. The latest minimum central pressure reported by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).












Tropical Storm ERIKA

8:00 AM AST Wed Aug 26 

Location: 16.2°N 56.8°W 

Moving: W at 17 mph 

Min pressure: 1005 mb 

Max sustained: 45 mph


Comments (1)

David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Having spent years on the Texas Gulf Coast, if these storms come your way you want winds low enough that they don’t do damage but for the storm to have enough forward speed that they don’t linger and cause flooding. Hoping damage is minimal.

Aug 26, 2015 12:45 AM