Friday, August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall as Cat 4 Storm; Hurricane Watch Net in Catastrophic Response Mode

Update from the Hurricane Watch Net, via CQ Emergency Communications Editor Walt Palmer, W4ALT:

From Hurricane Watch Net
Harvey has just been upgraded to a Category 4 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph and a barometric pressure of 941 mb (27.79 in).  The Hurricane Watch Net remains at Alert Level 5 – Catastrophic Response Mode.

Net operations continue on both 14.325.00 MHz and 7.268.00 MHz.  We will remain active on 14.325.00 MHz for as long as propagation holds.  We will continue operations on 7.268.00 MHz until further notice.

Please keep everyone in the path of this dangerous storm in your thoughts and prayers!

Bobby Graves - KB5HAV