Winds: 80 mph
Pressure 968 mb
Location: 26.3N 76.9W (15 miles East-southeast of Great Abaco Island, 485 miles South-southeast of Charleston South Carolina)
Moving NW at 13 mph
Sandy is expected to continue to the Northwest for a short time and her forward speed should slow down a little today. Later this evening Sandy should begin a turn back more to the North and to the Northeast on Saturday. Sandy will remain a Hurricane during this time and for the next couple of days while moving back over open waters of the Atlantic.
Extensive coverage begins later including what to expect and where. Stay with us for timely updates and the latest information at Foot’s Forecast: The Tropical Zone as this storm unfolds. You can head over to Foot’s Forecast [Website] for more insight and see what goes into understanding a storm like this.