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Hurricane KATE


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TROPICAL STORM KATE ADVISORY NUMBER  49
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST TUE OCT 07 2003

...KATE BECOMING POWERFUL EXTRATROPICAL STORM...
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KATE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 49.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE  45.8 WEST OR ABOUT 380
MILES...615 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
KATE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 48 MPH...78 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT KATE IS BECOMING
EXTRATROPICAL.  IT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS A LARGE AND VIGOROUS
EXTRATROPICAL STORM...AND LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES ...465 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  TWO SHIPS HAVE REPORTED 60 MPH WINDS NORTH OF THE
CENTER DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  980 MB...28.94 INCHES...BASED
ON A REPORT OF 980.1 MB RECEIVED FROM A DRIFTING BUOY.

REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...49.3 N... 45.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 48 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 980 MB.
 
THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND IN HIGH
SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER UNDER WMO
HEADER FZNT01 KWBC AND AWIPS HEADER HSFAT1.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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