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Hurricane Ian Update Statement


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Hurricane Ian Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092022
430 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

...IAN CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN AND MAKES LANDFALL OVER WESTERN 
CUBA...

Satellite and radar data indicate that the center of Ian has made 
landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar Del 
Rio Province of Cuba at 430 AM EDT...0830 UTC. Maximum sustained 
winds at landfall were estimated to be 125 MPH (205 KM/H).  This 
makes Ian a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane 
Wind Scale. 

SUMMARY OF 430 AM EDT...0830 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.2N 83.7W
ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM S OF THE CITY OF PINAR DEL RIO CUBA 
ABOUT 80 MI...130 KM ENE OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...952 MB...28.11 INCHES

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Forecaster Latto/Brown



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