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Tropical Storm HERMINE


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TROPICAL STORM HERMINE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST MON AUG 30 2004

...HERMINE NEARING LANDFALL...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS FROM WOODS HOLE TO PLYMOUTH INCLUDING MARTHAS
VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET.
 
AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM
HERMINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 41.1 NORTH...
LONGITUDE  71.1 WEST OR ABOUT   25 MILES...  45 KM...
SOUTHWEST OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD MASSACHUSETTS.  
 
HERMINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 28 MPH...44 KM/HR... AND A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 12 HOURS.  ON
THIS TRACK HERMINE WILL MAKE LANDFALL ON THE MASSACHUSETTS MAINLAND
IN THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  AFTER LANDFALL HERMINE WILL QUICKLY WEAKEN...BUT WIND GUSTS
TO TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE AS THE SYSTEM PASSES BY.   
HERMINE SHOULD BECOME EXTRATROPICAL OR MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE WEST IN THE NEXT 12 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
FROM THE CENTER MOSTLY TO THE SOUTHEAST.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1010 MB...29.83 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...41.1 N... 71.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 28 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 2 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER JARVINEN
 
 
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