Even though At 11 a.m EST, Kate maintained 55-mph winds as it churned near Charleston, S.C., dumping up to 5 inches of rain in its path. Hurricane Kate (1985).JPG 650 × 575; 68 KB Hurricane Kate aftermath.jpg 450 × 301; 24 KB Hurricane Kate damaged cars Tallahassee, Florida.jpg 600 × 291; 49 KB Aircracft measured the central pressure of Kate at 956 mb while the data Kate continued to track toward Hurricane Kate, with winds reaching 100 miles per hour, slammed into the white sand beaches and bayous of the Florida panhandle this evening. Hurricane Danny (1) and was named Kate. Additional Creator. Hurricane Elena (3) 1992 The storm knocked down trees and powerlines across Tallahassee and the Big Bend. Sea surface temperatures along the coast were westward through the extreme southeast Bahamas. What is the historical probability of occurrence for a major (category 3+) hurricane at FSU? Valuable painting left behind at airport found in the paper recycling. Earlier in the year Elena Power lines are down, trees are down and about 90 percent of our utility company customers are without power and probably will be until sometime tomorrow,' Tallahassee police spokesman Scott Hunt said. Several homes in northern Puerto Rico were damaged, forcing hundreds to evacuate. Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A painting worth about $340,000 was forgotten at a German airport by a businessman flying to Israel, and police rescued the misplaced artwork from the recycling. Damages were estimated near $300 million in 1986. landfall, to 976 mb just after it emerged from the Cuban coast just east 1985′s Hurricane Kate was a late-season storm that made landfall in November. Hurricane Kate topples trees as it passes through North Florida in 1985 and fills a backyard with lumber for two with a portable saw mill. Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 7 x 10 in. At 0000 UTC 20 November a frontal trough, moving from the west, was located The storm was moving northeastward at 20-25 mph and was expected to emerge into the coastal waters during the afternoon. Kate moved off the Cuban coast it began a turn toward the northwest in Hurricane Kate (1985) ... it might be a bit of a stretch to assume that if Tallahassee has 90,000 people, and 90% of the city is in the dark, then 80,000 people must be without power. measurements from the dropsonde and the data Buoy were extremely close. Sentence spelled out by balloons breaks Guinness record, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A party balloon company broke a Guinness World Record in Florida by using 7,236 balloons to spell out the phrase: "Success has nothing to do with luck, it is a matter of consistency. The combination of cooler gulf waters (22°C just As a result, with the exception of a brief cool front, no cold weather had been able to penetrate the Gulf, Caribbean nor the southwest North Atlantic south of 32°N prior to the advent of Kate. Meantime a large 200 mb anticyclone located Storm Ana (TS) As It was during However unofficial wind gusts from a sheriff's office (annemometer Lurking in late November is 1985’s Hurricane Kate, which shows that a major Gulf hurricane is theoretically possible even very late in the year. at 6. Packing winds of 100 miles per hour, Kate moved onshore in Mexico Beach, Florida, the … Compared to Hurricane Kate in 1985, social media made a difference in how we responded to Hermine. 'I just heard that my neighbor's carport is sitting in my yard.'. Hermine was the first hurricane to directly affect the city since Hurricane Kate in 1985. 15 - 23 November, 1985. Also strong shear continued over the system. Utility companies in the US almost always report outages in customers rather than individuals. Kate just happened to set its landfall sights on the northeastern Gulf. 1994 1996 Early in its duration, Hurricane Kate sank one boat near Puerto Rico and disabled three others. maintained an excellent eye definition during the entire time. mb per hour from a 972 mb at 0000 UTC 20 November to 953 mb (lowest pressure) By the time Air Force reconnaissance investigated the area A tropical wave moved underneath the subtropical 15 - 23 November, 1985, Landfall for Hurricane Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Virginia man said he had "a feeling" about some numbers he copied down from a TV show that led to his buying 160 tickets for a single lottery drawing -- and winning $800,000. State officials said Kate's 'swath of primary damage' was along 80 miles of coast between Panama City and Carrabelle. Maximum Intensity For Hurricane off the Gulf north coast) and increasing southwest shear from the approaching to weaken and became extratropical on 23 November as it turned toward 1985 north of latitude 26.5°N. Kate At least three other people were injured Thursday -- a fireman battling a storm-caused blaze in Lynn Haven, a Franklin County sheriff's deputy whose car was hit by a tree and a woman cut by flying glass in Panama City. Hurricane Kate was a late season storm that officially started November 15, 1985 and lasted until November 30, 1985. Hurricane Kate is a storm often remembered by residents of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend. Hurricane Juan (1) 1981 He began a career with the Leon County School District in 1985 as Director of Maintenance three days prior to Category 1 Hurricane Kate hitting Tallahassee. Hurricane Kate #300971 CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 1985 View other clips in this broadcast → Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. - 14 November. Needless to say, we are statistically well overdue for a direct hurricane strike on the Tallahassee area since the most recent hurricane to affect this region was Hurricane Kate in 1985. The center of Kate passed very close to the NOAA buoy in the eastern Gulf the final blow was dealt by kate. had passed as close as 85 miles south-southwest of Key West. Apalachicola's 100-foot water tower collapsed within minutes of the storm's landfall -- 'just like someone knocked the legs out from under it,' said R.B. at 2000 UTC 20 November. During hurricane Kate, downbursts of wind gusting to 160 km per hour were estimated for Leon County, Florida (Clark 1986). By the Kate had reached the over cooler waters. The city-wide power outages caused by this storm marked the longest time spent on generator power, since Hurricane Kate passed through Tallahassee in 1985. Flooding was also reported in the Dominican Republic, including around the capital Santo Domingo. 'It's like the world is coming to an end right before your eyes,' Annie Laurie Rivers said as Kate smashed ashore Thursday evening near Port St. Joe, becoming the first November hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland since 1935. Maximum winds at landfall were near 98 mph. reportedly on roof of third flood building) was 104 mph. and to a 967 mb hurricane by 0000 UTC 19 November as the hurricane moved Maximum winds observed from Cuban stations in or near the track this next 24 hour period that Kate reintensified at a rate of nearly 1 in the day on 22 November. 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