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Hurricane WILMA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE WILMA SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2005
 
THIS SPECIAL ADVISORY IS TO UPDATE THE INITIAL AND THE FORECAST
INTENSITY OF WILMA. AN AIR FORCE PLANE JUST MEASURED 162 KNOTS AT
850 MB AND A MINIMUM PRESSURE OF 901 MB IN A PINHOLE EYE.  WILMA IS
NOW A VERY STRONG CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE AND COULD BECOME A
CATEGORY FIVE TODAY.  NO CHANGE IN TRACK IS NECESSARY.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      19/0500Z 16.9N  82.0W   130 KT
 12HR VT     19/1200Z 17.2N  83.1W   135 KT
 24HR VT     20/0000Z 18.1N  84.2W   135 KT
 36HR VT     20/1200Z 19.2N  85.0W   125 KT
 48HR VT     21/0000Z 20.4N  85.5W   125 KT
 72HR VT     22/0000Z 23.0N  85.5W   115 KT
 96HR VT     23/0000Z 26.0N  81.0W    90 KT...INLAND
120HR VT     24/0000Z 33.0N  72.0W    75 KT
 
 
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