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Iota has become a cat 4 hurricane

Last Updated 5 months ago by Devontae Jackson.

Image courtesy of NOAA.

The National Hurricane Center in a special update says Iota is now a cat 4 hurricane moving west across the Caribbean. The NHC says, “…AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS IOTA HAS RAPIDLY
STRENGTHENED INTO A DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE…

Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft data indicate that Iota
now has maximum sustained winds of 140 mph (225 km/h) with higher
gusts. The minimum pressure measured by the plane was 935 mb (27.61
inches). The updated intensity will be reflected in the next
advisory which will be issued by 400 AM EST.”

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