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Hurricane IRENE


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TROPICAL STORM IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  56
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST THU AUG 18 2005

...IRENE LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS AS IT RACES
NORTHEASTWARD...

SATELLITE IMAGES AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT IRENE IS
BECOMING EXTRATROPICAL OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC.

AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 45.0 NORTH... LONGITUDE 47.5 WEST OR ABOUT
295 MILES... 475 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.

IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 46 MPH...74 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  60 MPH... 95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  IRENE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME ABSORBED BY A LARGER
EXTRATROPICAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 415 MILES
...665 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  992 MB...29.29 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...45.0 N... 47.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 46 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 60 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 992 MB.
 
THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON IRENE.  FUTURE INFORMATION...IF ANY...ON THIS SYSTEM MAY
BE FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE OCEAN PREDICTION
CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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