The eye presentation on satellite data continues to look impressive. The overdue strengthening and transport of the wind speed from upper levels to the surface continues to be difficult to impossible for the Hurricane to achieve.
Pressure reading from the 17:21 z fix was up a little at 957 MB, but like always it’s difficult to be sure the drop makes it to the exact center of lowest pressure from 10,000 feet. Max temperature was up to 19 degrees C, which is the highest it has had for several days.
A Wall Street Journal display of the forecast from about 1 week ago displays how really lucky we are to have a good forecast and good team here in the U. S. The forecast was for the most part spot on.