Glad I got the chance to go out with the wife tonight.
No chance I will get to do that next Saturday night, if this works out!
HARVEY is diminishing fast, never made it to a hurricane.
Made landfall near Dangriga, Belize about 1335.
So we set the record for the most storms without a hurricane to start a hurricane season.
IRENE was named at 2000 this evening.
She is a Tropical Storm, 190 mi E of Dominica, and 215 ESE of Guadeloupe.
She has MAX winds @ 50 mph, and is moving west rather quickly @ 22 mph, pressure 1006 mb.
Tropical storms warnings are now up for all the islands.
And a hurricane watch is up for the Dominican Republic.
The official forecast makes IRENE a hurricane briefly Monday afternoon.
Now we will get all the models going on this storm.
So far all bring her into South Florida by Thursday afternoon as a Tropical Storm.
The "consensus" is that she will travel either the length of the Florida Peninsula, or up the Gulf side to the north.
We will await a complete dataset by 0800 Sunday.