DTN Meteorologists Provide Hurricane Irma Updates

Source: DTN

DTN Weather experts tracking Irma; offers live daily updates

Omaha, Neb. and Minneapolis, Minn. (September 6, 2017) – DTN, a leading provider of weather-specific insights, is tracking Hurricane Irma and providing daily weather briefings surrounding this category 5 storm. 

DTN meteorologists discuss the path, impact and hurricane preparedness for business and industries such as helicopter, utilities, sports and events, public safety and others that may be impacted by the storm.

Overview of the Briefing for Wednesday, Sept. 6

Irma is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the extremely dangerous core of Irma will move near or over portions of the northern Virgin Islands later today, and pass near or just north of Puerto Rico this afternoon or tonight. Irma remains an extreme risk to lives and property through the northern Caribbean islands, the Bahamas' and the Florida during the next 3-5 days. Eventually this may also extend to Georgia and the Carolinas but this could change. The forecast track seems to be going away from a Gulf of Mexico impact but this too is somewhat uncertain. 

DTN meteorologists are tracking and assessing the impact of Irma.  Our team of experts will keep you on top of the conditions today and through the duration of the storm through daily briefings conducted throughout the weekend.  DTN Weather is also offering a recording of each of the broadcasts immediately following the daily live event.

Click here to watch to today’s and other daily briefings and register to attend the live daily briefings.


DTN is the independent, trusted source of actionable insights for 600,000 customers focused on feeding, protecting and fueling the world. Customer-centric and employee-driven, the company focuses on empowering agriculture, oil & gas, trading and weather-sensitive industries through continuous, leading-edge innovation. It also owns and operates The Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in Agriculture for over 130 years. Based in Omaha, Nebraska and Minneapolis, Minn., DTN is owned by TBG, a private century-old investment holding company headquartered in Zurich.

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