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Sat this is going to be more intense IYBY than Florence.
This thing was a Cat 3 while still over central GA.
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Hurricane models still show alot of rain up here while the other models don't.

Curious to see who will be right
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So I read that Michael maintained Cat 3 strength over central GA. That's pretty strong for being so far inland. I wonder how far inland a system maintained Cat 3 or greater strength? Has a Cat 5 ever moved inland and sustained that level for some time?? Interesting topic.
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12z Nam

Looks like NJ and LI will get alot of rain.


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Rain starting here in Brooklyn
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POURING in Morris County (randolph) and wind is gusting a bit. Nothing severe, but definitely stormier.
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View Postweathergeek87, on 11 October 2018 - 08:11 AM, said:

So I read that Michael maintained Cat 3 strength over central GA. That's pretty strong for being so far inland. I wonder how far inland a system maintained Cat 3 or greater strength? Has a Cat 5 ever moved inland and sustained that level for some time?? Interesting topic.

Storms tend to weaken pretty quickly after making landfall. Michael actually weakened at a pretty typical rate, but since we aren't accustomed to storms being so strong to begin with (this was the strongest landfalling hurricane in the lower 48 since Andrew in 1992) we also aren't accustomed to storms being so strong so far inland.
Carlisle, PA is about 20 miles west-southwest of Harrisburg

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Western North Carolina and Virginia have Flood Warnings all over. There will be much attention on the coastal damage, but inland flooding may very well become one of the other major stories with this storm.
Carlisle, PA is about 20 miles west-southwest of Harrisburg

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The radar is still impressive
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Michael seems to have gotten ahead of the front... seems like a slightly more northerly course, which could spell a bit more wind and rain for metro area?

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Not sure if it is Michael, but the sky over Manhattan is impressive!! Wish I could upload a picture! soo cool!

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The rain here is torrential. And it's moving in fast which means it will likely move out just as quickly.
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Over 2 inches in parts of NW NJ already.
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View Postwxwatcher, on 11 October 2018 - 02:17 PM, said:

Michael seems to have gotten ahead of the front... seems like a slightly more northerly course, which could spell a bit more wind and rain for metro area?

i don't know about that. the center of circulation seems to moving more easterly now.
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 Mike_The_Golfer, on 11 October 2018 - 04:09 PM, said:



i don't know about that. the center of circulation seems to moving more easterly now.

Agreed

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https://storms.ngs.n...0.0340/-85.5176

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View Postvascudave, on 12 October 2018 - 07:51 AM, said:


Wow. Just...wow.
Carlisle, PA is about 20 miles west-southwest of Harrisburg

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Some of the pictures from Panama City & Mexico Beach, FL are devastating. Rivaling the damage that Andrew caused to Homestead, FL in 1992.
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