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Hurricane IRENE


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HURRICANE IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  52
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST WED AUG 17 2005
 
...IRENE WEAKENS TO A MINIMAL HURRICANE AS IT MOVES EASTWARD...

AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 37.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE  58.6 WEST OR ABOUT  720
MILES...1160 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT A FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER TODAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. IRENE IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN THE
NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. 
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES... 55 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 140 MILES...220 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...37.1 N... 58.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 75 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER COBB/PASCH
 
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