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For Weather Nerds Only
Track the progress of Hurricane Ike in real time
The National Data Buoy Center of NOAA maintains a system of buoys and weather observation stations throughout the world. You can call up recent and historical weather observations on the internet.
Click on a station number to see recent weather observations.
Station 42001 was apparently quite near the passage of the eye, around 7 pm CDT last night. I’ll never cease to be amazed by the intensity of these storms. Click on the links for graphs like these:
Shell’s Auger Platform recently experience winds of 110 mph.
There’s a platform webcam near the path of the storm, but the most recent images I’ve seen are from midday yesterday.