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Hurricane ALEX


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HURRICANE ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER  15...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM EDT TUE AUG 03 2004
...CORRECTED ONLY FOR TIME OF NEXT ADVISORY... 
ALL WARNINGS FOR COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING ALBEMARLE AND
PAMLICO SOUNDS...WERE DISCONTINUED AT 8 PM EDT...0000 UTC.
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ALEX WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 36.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  72.8 WEST OR ABOUT  175 MILES...
285 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
ALEX IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  90 MPH...150 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ONLY SLIGHT WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES... 75 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 115 MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  973 MB...28.73 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING IS SUBSIDING TONIGHT. HIGH SURF AND RIP
CURRENTS WILL AFFECT MUCH OF THE MID-ATLANTIC U.S. COASTAL AREAS
FOR THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

REPEATING THE 11 PM EDT POSITION...36.5 N... 72.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 90 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 973 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 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
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