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  • Birthday March 24

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  1. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    The eye is apparent, and its over water. Dorian is in the Gulf of St Lawrence and looks to be making for the ocean pass into the Labrador Sea. https://weather.cod.edu/satrad/?parms=regional-ca_reg_east-03-24-1-100-1&checked=map&colorbar=undefined edit: That pass is known as Strait of Belle Isle.
  2. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    That heading of 45 (change from 35 at 8pm) at 13mph, if it holds will likely keep Dorian south of both Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras I think.
  3. Jet Stream Rider

    Hurricane Dorian Banter Thread

    In the eyewall wow!
  4. Jet Stream Rider

    Dorian Observations

    Frying Pan Shoals in the eyewall!
  5. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    We got a pretty good push a couple of hours ago that produced the NE heading. That helped, but agree a landfall is still likely. Maybe Cape Lookout or Hatteras. Can't rule out something sooner though of course.
  6. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    HRRR keeps it offshore on the 21z run so maybe the HWRF will come along soon too.
  7. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    The NAM came to the GFS. NAM track was inland / Pamilico Sound earlier today, like the HWRF and Euro. Large scale it seems minimal, but smaller scale it makes a huge difference.
  8. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    Just that change to NE from NNE at this point might be enough to spare much of downeast NC from eyewall effects. Feels like a big deal. Possibly landfall will miss Cape Fear now and maybe even Cape Lookout. Higher likelyhood of landfall from Ocracoke to Hatteras possible.
  9. Jet Stream Rider

    Dorian

    I know what you mean. I always double check myself for confirmation bias. But note the 5pm update moving NE rather than NNE as it has been up to now. We need every bit of E and less N that we can get. Possibly now will miss Cape Fear (actual landfall I mean of course). If it stays out of Pamlico Sound it will help just about everyone downeast.
  10. Jet Stream Rider

    Dorian

    Noticed that too and have been concerned. Possibly could be due to the interaction with the trough that is kicking it east. The deformation of the structure bringing down some of the upper level winds more effectively. Saw this last year on the back side remnant eyewall of the major that hit along the gulf as it exited northeastern NC. btw - Dorian just got a pretty swift kick, looks like it has taken on a more easterly component. Could really help us out! https://weather.cod.edu/satrad/?parms=subregional-Carolinas-10-48-0-50-1&checked=map&colorbar=undefined
  11. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    There is a bit of a kicker coming, will it be enough to keep it from landfall along Cape Fear or Cape Lookout is just still too close to call.
  12. Jet Stream Rider

    Dorian

    Good morning and good luck to all downeast and coastal areas NC & SC. Looks like it will be hard to avoid a landfall by daybreak tomorrow.
  13. Jet Stream Rider

    Dorian

    0z GFS did not follow suit with a more inland pass downeast, but it is alarming that several of the other models show it. Here is an example from the 0z WRF-ARW2
  14. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    Tucked into the southeastern bay. Hope we get that east component to the movement soon.
  15. Jet Stream Rider

    Category Five Hurricane Dorian

    Dorian persists against encroaching dryer continental air mass and a push east. GOES-16 mid-level water vapor just now.
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