Date Posted:Sunday, August 28, 05:19:58am Author:Dave Zitzkat Subject: Irene Closing on Atlantic CIty In reply to:
's message, "FIve AM Update" on Sunday, August 28, 05:06:59am
5:15 AM Irene closing on Atlantic City where it looks like it will make landfall. Eye no longer passing over New Hartford, but to the West of it by about 20 to 30 miles.
>As of Five AM, a few minutes ago, the new path of
>Irene takes it out of New Hartford and puts it to the
>West of Torrington. I think this is good news, since
>the more inland and to West the Hurricane goes the
>more rapidly it will lose power.
>have a look-see. The EYE of Irene is scheduled to pass
>>over New Hartford, crossing 202, bisecting Hoppin
>>Road, cutting through Steele Rd, and going right by
>>Town Hall. Since the eye was reported to be 22 miles
>>in diameter, that means the whole town is going to
>>get it. I guess the good news is that it will only
>>be a tropical storm, not a hurricane by that point.
>>Right now, as I type, the eye is off the coast of