Friday, August 13, 2004

Hurricane Charley Now Category 4

Pray for the folks in Florida...

Expected to make landfall right about now.. from - Dangerous Hurricane Charley now Category 4 - Aug 13, 2004:

"Hurricane Charley, now a powerful Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall in west Florida's Charlotte Harbor before 4 p.m. ET, the National Weather Service reports.

Hurricane Charley's winds had increased to 145 mph (233 kph), with higher gusts.

The storm was headed toward the Fort Myers-Port Charlotte area, after jogging slightly to the right, said Ed Rappaport, deputy director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Originally, Charley was expected to make landfall at Tampa to the north. "