At 115 Pm Edt...1715z...a U.s. Air Force Reserve Unit Reconnaissance
Aircraft Measured 10000 Ft Flight Level Winds Of 162 Mph At A
Distance Of 8 Miles From The Center Of The Hurricane. This Gives
An Estimated Surface Wind Of 145 Mph...category Four On The Saffir
Simpson Hurricane Scale. A Special Advisory Will Follow Shortly.
It went right through Boca Grande Pass and is headed up Charlotte Harbor right now!! OUCH!!!! There are some real expensive homes that are suffering right now. That last Cat. 4 Hurricane to hit the US was Andrew, I think...