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Hurricane WILMA


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HURRICANE WILMA ADVISORY NUMBER  42
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM EDT TUE OCT 25 2005

...WILMA WEAKENING AND STARTING TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS...
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE WILMA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 38.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  66.0 WEST OR ABOUT
570 MILES... 920 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
AND ABOUT  440 MILES... 705 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA
SCOTIA.
 
WILMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 53 MPH...85 KM/HR.  AN
TURN TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION SHOULD KEEP THE
CENTER OF WILMA WELL OFFSHORE OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND WILMA WILL LIKELY LOSE TROPICAL
CHARACTERISTICS DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 430 MILES...695 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  970 MB...28.64 INCHES.
 
ALTHOUGH WILMA WILL NOT BE DIRECTLY AFFECTING THE U.S. EAST
COAST...HIGH SURF IS PRESENTLY OCCURRING ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC
STATES.  PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...38.5 N... 66.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 53 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...105 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 970 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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