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Hurricane ALEX


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HURRICANE ALEX INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM EDT TUE AUG 03 2004
 
...ALEX MOVING OUT TO SEA AFTER BATTERING OUTER BANKS
   OF NORTH CAROLINA...

AT 8 PM EDT...0000 UTC...ALL WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED FOR COASTAL
NORTH CAROLINA INCLUDING ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS.  INTERESTS
ALONG THE COAST SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL WINDS AND
SEAS SUBSIDE.  
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ALEX WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 36.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 73.8 WEST OR ABOUT 110 MILES
EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
ALEX IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 100 MPH...160 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES... 55 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 105 MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  972 MB...28.70 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 8 PM EDT POSITION...36.0 N... 73.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...100 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 972 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
11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE 
 
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