How to watch Hurricane Maria live stream: Live blog, updates, and predictions
The American Conservatives has an exclusive live blog for Hurricane Maria, the latest news on the storm, and how to prepare for the storm.
Here are a few quick highlights from the live blog, including:•Live updates on the state of the storm and hurricane coverage on the NBC Nightly News•Hurricane Maria has a wind gust of 110 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.
The storm has a 10-foot (3.4-meter) storm surge.•The National Hurricane Center has a track of 35°N, 58°W.•At 3 p.m. local time (11:30 p.t.
Eastern Daylight Time), Maria is at Category 3, with a maximum sustained wind of 130 mph.•Maria has sustained winds over 100 mph, according to the National Hurricane Centre.•As of 11:30 a.m., Maria is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north-northeast of Puerto Rico, according the National Weather Service.•On Wednesday night, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that Maria is moving west-northwest, moving about 10 mph (15 kph).
The hurricane has strengthened to Category 4.•Hurricanes are not cyclones, so Maria will be moving much faster than a Category 2 storm.•In a video posted by the National Storm Center, Maria is said to have maximum sustained pressure of 627 millibars (2,200 psi).
The storm is also expected to bring winds of 130 to 160 mph (240 kph), with the wind gusts expected to reach 50 mph (80 kph) in the upper 50 miles (80 km) of the island.•Some of the worst flooding is expected to occur in Puerto Rico’s northeastern corner, which is home to Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) and is home not only to the island’s largest power plant, but also a major medical center.
Hurricane Matthew is a Category 1 hurricane and is expected in the Atlantic Ocean from the west coast of the U.S. on Thursday.
Matthew is the second hurricane to pass through the Caribbean, the U-turn is forecast for Friday.