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Hurricane JEANNE


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HURRICANE JEANNE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  42A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 AM EDT FRI SEP 24 2004
 
...HURRICANE HUNTER FINDS JEANNE SLIGHTLY WEAKER...A HURRICANE WATCH
WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR FLORIDA LATER TODAY...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.  A
HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WATCH AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS...
INCLUDING CAT ISLAND...THE EXUMAS...LONG ISLAND...RUM CAY...AND
SAN SALVADOR.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA
EAST COAST ON FRIDAY MORNING. INTERESTS ON THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF JEANNE.
 
AT 2 AM EDT...0600Z...THE EYE OF HURRICANE JEANNE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 26.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE  71.2 WEST OR ABOUT  360 MILES...
585 KM...EAST OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND.
 
JEANNE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH ...10 KM/HR.  THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH A
GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NOW NEAR 100 MPH...160 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  HOWEVER...SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING
THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES... 75 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 140 MILES...220 KM.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTER
IS  969 MB...28.61 INCHES.
 
DANGEROUS SURF AND RIP CURRENTS...CAUSED BY LARGE SWELLS GENERATED
BY HURRICANE JEANNE...ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.
COAST AND THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 2 AM EDT POSITION...26.1 N... 71.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR  7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 969 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 BEVEN
 
 
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