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Hurricane CHARLEY


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HURRICANE CHARLEY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  19B
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
9 PM EDT FRI AUG 13 2004
 
...WEAKENING CHARLEY MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE ORLANDO
AREA...
 
AT 9 PM EDT...0100Z...ALL WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED ALONG THE WEST
COAST OF FLORIDA.

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM COCOA BEACH FLORIDA TO
CAPE LOOKOUT NORTH CAROLINA ON THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM JUPITER INLET TO
COCOA BEACH FLORIDA...AND FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO
CHINCOTEAGUE VIRGINIA INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS AND
FOR CHESAPEAKE BAY SOUTH OF SMITH POINT.
 
AT 9 PM EDT...0100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE CHARLEY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  81.4 WEST OR ABOUT 15 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF ORLANDO FLORIDA.
 
CHARLEY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH AND A
GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
THE CENTER OF THE HURRICANE WILL PASS NEAR ORLANDO IN THE NEXT
HOUR...AND IT SHOULD MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA INTO THE ATLANTIC LATER TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 90 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  FURTHER WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
HOWEVER HURRICANE FORCE WINDS ARE SPREADING ACROSS FLORIDA NEAR THE
PATH OF THE CENTER OF THE HURRICANE.  MCCOY AIRPORT IN ORLANDO HAS
JUST REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 61 MPH WITH A GUST TO 83 MPH.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES FROM THE
CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO  85 MILES.
 
THE ESTIMATED MIMIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 965 MB...28.50 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING IN THE FLORIDA KEYS IS SUBSIDING.  STORM SURGE
FLOODING OF 10 TO 15 FEET IS OCCURRING NEAR AND SOUTH OF WHERE THE
CENTER MOVED INLAND.  STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 7 FEET IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND GEORGIA COASTS WITH LESSER
FLOODING TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE LIKELY ALONG CHARLEYS PATH
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES.  THESE RAINS COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA TONIGHT.
 
REPEATING THE 9 PM EDT POSITION...28.4 N... 81.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...90 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 965 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 BEVEN
 
 
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