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Tropical Storm ANA


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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST TUE APR 22 2003

...ANA BECOMES TROPICAL...

SHIP AND SATELLITE DATA SHOW THAT ANA HAS ACQUIRED THE
CHARACTERISTICS OF A TROPICAL...RATHER THAN SUBTROPICAL...CYCLONE...
WITH STRONGEST WINDS AND WARMER TEMPERATURES NEAR THE CENTER.

AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 29.8 NORTH...  LONGITUDE 57.5 WEST OR ABOUT 460
MILES...740 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

ANA IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 16 MPH ...26 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH 
HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 145 MILES ...230 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  996 MB...29.41 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...29.8 N...  57.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...  50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...  996 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
5 PM AST.

FORECASTER LAWRENCE
  
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