Christina Durta

Quiet Tropics

September 16, 2008 • 0 comments

To quote Gary Gnu from the Muppets, “No gnus, is good gnus”.  I am happy to report there there are no tropical cyclones active in the Atlantic Basin at this time.  […]

by Christina Durta

Ike Makes Landfall

September 13, 2008 • 0 comments

Hurricane Ike made landfall at Galveston, Texas at 2:10 a.m. this morning.  Maximum sustained winds were 110 miles per hour, just one mph less than a Category 3 strom.  High […]

by Christina Durta

Waiting for Ike

September 12, 2008 • 0 comments

Residents along the upper-Coast of Texas and western Louisiana can’t do much more but finish preparations and wait for the worst part of Ike.  Ike remains a large storm with hurricane force […]

by Christina Durta

4:00 p.m. CDT Ike Update

September 11, 2008 • 0 comments

As of the 4:00 pm CDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center, the center of Ike is about 400 miles ESE of Galveston, Texas.  The center is expected to reach […]

by Christina Durta

What Were They Thinking?

September 11, 2008 • 7 comments

I don’t know what these two were thinking.  I saw them enter the water near the Rick Seltzer Park.  They tried very hard to make it out, but couldn’t even get […]

by Christina Durta

First Light – Hurricane Ike Update

September 11, 2008 • 0 comments

Well, it is 6 a.m., which is right about high tide.  I am awakened to the roar of the waves and can tell without even looking that the situation has […]

by Christina Durta

Coastal Flood Watch/Small Craft Advisory Issued

September 10, 2008 • 0 comments

As Ike makes his way across the Gulf, the coastal waters off Panama City Beach are already starting to swell.  Surf conditions are expected to rapidly deteriorate throughout the day […]

by Christina Durta

Ick (as opposed to Ike)

September 10, 2008 • 0 comments

Is anyone else suffering from sinus/allergy problems? My whole family has been sick for the last couple of days. Based on the fact that it happened after spending time outdoors, […]

by Christina Durta

Hurricane Ike Entering Gulf – Effects for PCB?

September 9, 2008 • 0 comments

Hurricane Ike, barely a Category 1 storm, is still working its way across Cuba.  Ike is forecast to enter the Gulf of Mexico within 24 hours.  The track guidance has shifted towards […]

by Christina Durta

New Weather Updates Coming to pcbdaily.com

September 9, 2008 • 5 comments

Greetings from the new Weather Girl.  Starting today, I will be writing weather updates for pcbdaily.  Although I am not a meterologist, forecaster, or scientist, I love learning about the […]

by Christina Durta