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Hurricane FABIAN


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HURRICANE FABIAN ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST FRI AUG 29 2003

...FABIAN...IN THE DEEP TROPICS...BECOMES THE THIRD HURRICANE OF THE
SEASON...
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FABIAN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 15.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 45.2 WEST OR ABOUT 1075
MILES...1735 KM...EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.
 
FABIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED.
 
FABIAN HAS BECOME A HURRICANE WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF NEAR
75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  15 MILES... 30 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO  85 MILES...140 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  987 MB...29.15 INCHES. 
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...15.7 N... 45.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 75 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
  
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