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Hurricane KATE


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TROPICAL STORM KATE ADVISORY NUMBER  48
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST TUE OCT 07 2003

...KATE RACING PAST CAPE RACE AND STARTING TO LOSE TROPICAL
CHARACTERISTICS...
 
AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KATE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 45.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  48.0 WEST OR ABOUT 260
MILES...415 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
KATE IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 44 MPH...70
KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN ADDITIONAL
INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WHILE LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS...SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THAT KATE IS STARTING TO LOSE
TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS...AND IT IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A VIGOROUS
EXTRATROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES
...465 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  987 MB...29.15 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...45.5 N... 48.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 44 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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