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Hurricane FABIAN


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HURRICANE FABIAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 32A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM AST THU SEP 04 2003
 
...SEVERE HURRICANE FABIAN FORECAST TO PASS VERY NEAR BERMUDA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
AT 2 PM AST...1800Z...THE EYE OF HURRICANE FABIAN WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 25.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 64.3 WEST OR ABOUT 465 MILES...745
KM...SOUTH OF BERMUDA.
 
FABIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.
ON THIS TRACK...FABIAN WILL BE PASSING NEAR OR OVER BERMUDA DURING
THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 120 MPH...195 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 200 MILES...325 KM.  FABIAN IS A LARGE HURRICANE AND TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH BERMUDA EARLY FRIDAY...WELL
IN ADVANCE OF THE EYE.
 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS
941 MB...27.79 INCHES.
 
LARGE SWELLS AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO
RICO. LARGE SWELLS WILL ALSO BEGIN TO SPREAD ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 2 PM AST POSITION...25.7 N... 64.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 941 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
5 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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