Saturday, August 18, 2007
As of 8:00 AM AST the center of Hurricane Dean was located near Latitude 15.4 North... Longitude 67.9 West... or about 615 miles East-Southeast of Kingston Jamaica and about 250 miles South-Southeast of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic
Hurricane Dean has Maximum Sustained Winds near 150 MPH with higher gust. Dean is a Category Four Hurricane. Satellite Images suggest that Dean could have weakened a little during the past few hours... but remains as a Dangerous Category Four Hurricane. Some fluctuations in intensity are likely during the next 24 hours.
Hurricane Force Winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center and Tropical Storm Force Winds extend outward up to 205 miles.
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure is 930 MB... 27.46 Inches.
Read more up to date info on DEAN HERE
Info and Map by NWS TPC/National Hurricane Center Miami FL