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November 7, 2008

Cat 2 Hurricane Paloma smacks Caymans, Cuba

Hurricane Paloma, now a Cat. 2 storm packing 105-mph winds, is battering the Cayman Islands with a direct hit, and moving toward Cuba. Here is the latest advisory. Here is the forecast storm track. And here is the view from space.

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Posted by Frank Roylance at 5:45 PM | | Comments (1)
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uh....not sure what to do here! I am scheduled to leave Stonington CT Sunday a.m. to deliver a 53 ft sailboat to Bermuda (probably arrive Thurs) refuel then on to Bitter End in the BVI. I suppose we could grab a mooring in Bermuda and wait out the storm if it heads for us. What are your thoughts Frank? I suggested to the skipper we pull a mooring in Stonington instead!Thanks.Anne

FR: No way I'm going to touch that one. Please check with the NWS and the Coast Guard before setting out. Good luck!

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Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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