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Hurricane FABIAN


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HURRICANE FABIAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  36A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM AST FRI SEP 05 2003
 
...NORTHERN EYEWALL OF DANGEROUS HURRICANE FABIAN OVER BERMUDA...
...PRESSURE FALLING RAPIDLY AND WINDS ALREADY GUSTING TO NEAR 100
MPH...  
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
FABIAN IS A LARGE AND SEVERE HURRICANE. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY SHOULD HAVE BEEN COMPLETED.
 
AT 2 PM AST...1800Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FABIAN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 31.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  65.2 WEST OR ABOUT 40 MILES...
60 KM...SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.
 
FABIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR. ON THIS
TRACK THE INNER CORE OF DANGEROUS HURRICANE FABIAN WILL BE POUNDING 
BERMUDA FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 120 MPH...195 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE LIKELY DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 230 MILES...370 KM.   THE WEATHER SERVICE FROM BERMUDA JUST
RELAYED AN OBSERVATION OF A SUSTAINED WIND OF 86 MPH...138 KM/HR
AND A PEAK GUST OF NEAR 100 MPH...160 KM/HR FROM BERMUDA HARBOR
RADIO. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  951 MB...28.08 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED ON BERMUDA.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 6 TO 10 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED ON BERMUDA.
 
LARGE SWELLS WILL LIKELY SPREAD ALONG PORTIONS OF THE EAST COAST
OF THE UNITED STATES TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 2 PM AST POSITION...31.9 N... 65.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 951 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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