Cristobal Headed Towards Iceland; 98L Moving Inland Over Texas
Posted: 11:38 AM EDT on August 28, 2014
Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn northeastwards over the Atlantic towards Iceland. Satellite loops show that Cristobal has its most impressive appearance of its lifetime, with a large symmetric area of heavy thunderstorms. Cristobal will merge with a frontal zone on Friday and transition to a powerful extratropical storm that will likely bring tropical storm-force winds and heavy rain to Iceland on Sunday night.
Read This Blog Entry
Other Featured Blogs:
Did you know that...
On this date in 1959, Lieutenant Colonel William Rankin was forced to bail out of his plane at an incredible altitude of 46,000 feet due to turbulence from a violent thunderstorm. His journey back to the surface, which normally would take 13 minutes, took 45 minutes because of updrafts.
More Weather Education Resources