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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Wilma develops into Cat 5 monster hurricane

Hurricane Wilma is now a Category 5 storm, poised to devastate South Florida before heading up the eastern seaboard:

wilma_10_19.gif Yikes.

Here are the stats:

  • Maximum sustained winds: 175 mph
  • Minimum central pressure: 882 mb
  • Hurricane-force wind radius: 50 miles
  • Position as of 11:00 a.m. EST: 17.4 north, 83.2 west
  • Movement: West-northwest at 7 mph
Do you have your essential hurricane supplies ready?

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