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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   3A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 AM EDT FRI JUL 22 2005
 
...CENTER OF FRANKLIN NEAR GREAT ABACO IN THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS
FOR ELEUTHERA... NEW PROVIDENCE... THE BERRY ISLANDS... THE
ABACOS... AND GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 2 AM EDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.5 NORTH... LONGITUDE 76.9 WEST OR NEAR
GREAT ABACO ISLAND IN THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.  THIS IS ALSO ABOUT
105 MILES... 170 KM... NORTH-NORTHEAST OF NASSAU IN THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS.
 
FRANKLIN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH ...19 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A
GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FRANKLIN IS A SMALL SYSTEM... WITH TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
EXTENDING OUTWARD UP TO  40 MILES... 65 KM... MAINLY TO THE
NORTHEAST FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.
 
FRANKLIN COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES OVER THE
NORTHERN BAHAMAS DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
REPEATING THE 2 AM EDT POSITION...26.5 N... 76.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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