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Tracking Katia and Preparing
The Birth Of Katia
Over night Katia has become organized and is now a hurricane moving towards the USA. It will not be near us until the beginning of next week but we are moving into a weekend holiday. As such we still need to make certain we are prepared. Although most of the spaghetti models predict Katia will hit Bermuda, it is only a prediction and as such you should still be prepared. Katia is moving over warm waters and looks only to strenthen and increase in category.
It should be noted that some of the models do predict Katia will make a landfall in the North East of the United States. But the majority of the models predict it will hit Bermunda.
In any event it is important to be prepared. And to note that we aren't even at the middle of hurricane season which is September 10.
This article is to provide you with some basic information regarding Katia and how to prepare for a huricane.
Saffir Simpson Hurricane Scale
The Spaghetti Models are consistent and project Katia to hit Bermuda but this is not to give anyone any excused not to be prepared. Hurricanes are rather unpredictable and can change track any minute. So it is important to be ever vigilant when tracking hurricanes.
The best way to do that is to familiarize yourself with the hurricane update schedule. Sign on in the morning and then for the 2 pm update and then the 11 pm update. You should have your hurricane preparedness plan complete. You car should be filled up and you should have enough supplies for 5 days and enough cash for five days.
Because of the weak steering current over the United States it will be difficult to predict exactly were Katia will land. Becauss of lows over Bermuda it is believed that Katia will be steered North of the Leeward Islands but that is not a 100% guarantee. In hurricane season there is no such thing as 100% guarantee.
If you notice, some of the spaghetti models predict Katia will hit the Northern East Coast of Florida. But Katia is a far away and many things can change so it is best to be prepared.