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Old 01-02-2011, 20:53   #91
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Not to take away the devastation you'll undergo, our blizzard has arrived.
Is your blizzard this big?
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IF you're struggling to grasp the magnitude of Tropical Cyclone Yasi, consider this: it is so large it would almost cover the United States, most of Asia and large parts of Europe.

Read more: How Cyclone Yasi compares around the world | Latest news on the Queensland Floods | News.com.au
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High Seas Warning,, Sea State = Phenomenal (sea of 14meters+)

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80kmh winds at Airlie Beach.
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Hamilton Island wind gusts 96.6 kmh
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Thanks, Do you know where the weather station is on hammo? I have been watching the observations on bom.gov.au. But am curious to know the location of the annemometer.

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Here you go, and for those that dont know its south of Townsville.

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Very good video of the birth and path of yasi. You can see little anthony hit the coast and dissapate also. Its like a hand grenade preceding a nuke.



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Thanks, Do you know where the weather station is on hammo? I have been watching the observations on bom.gov.au. But am curious to know the location of the annemometer.

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AFAIK (read it somewhere) the annemometer is near the airport at hamilton which would mean it's fairly exposed.
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Whats a kmh?

For the rest of us, that'll be 52 knots at Hamo
Latest Weather Observations Hamilton Island
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There seems to be a lot of weather sites using the equipment at the airport on Hamilton island, here is another one.

Hamilton Island Airport Weather Forecast, QLD - WillyWeather.com.au
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Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi

Issued at 3:00 pm EST Wednesday 2 February 2011. Refer to Tropical Cyclone Advice Number 15.



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