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Tropical Storm FLORENCE


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TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL062006
500 AM AST THU SEP 07 2006

...FLORENCE HOLDING STEADY AND MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST....
 
AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 53.2 WEST OR ABOUT 660
MILES...1060 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND
ABOUT 1105 MILES...1780 KM...SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.
 
FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR
...AND AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND
FLORENCE COULD BE A HURRICANE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES...465 KM
MAINLY EAST FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...20.1 N...53.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER MAINELLI/BEVEN
 
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