Month: November 2017

SPC MD 1769

MD 1769 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL…WATCH LIKELY FOR NORTHEAST AR TO CENTRAL IN Mesoscale Discussion 1769 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1024 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017 Areas affected…Northeast AR to Central IN Concerning…Severe potential…Watch likely Valid 181624Z – 181830Z Probability of Watch Issuance…80 percent SUMMARY…Severe threat will increase into the early afternoon hours…
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November 18, 2017 0

‘I was rescued from death alone in mid-ocean’

Crippled by pain while sailing solo in the Indian Ocean, Andrew Halcrow had to call for rescue Under full main and poled out genoa, Elsi lifts her skirts and revels in the South Atlantic’s northeasterly trade winds ‘I was saved from death alone in mid-ocean’ In the late 1980s I built a steel yacht in…
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November 4, 2017 0

Morse Code and an Aldis lamp prevent yacht grounding off Cornwall

Left with no other means of communication, the National Coastwatch Institution watchkeeper used Morse Code and an Aldis lamp to prevent the yacht running aground off The Lizard Watchkeeper Simon Sugrue uses the Aldis lamp. Credit: Ross Durkin   The use of Morse Code and an Aldis lamp by a National Coastwatch Institute (NCI) watchkeeper…
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November 1, 2017 0