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Hurricane FLORENCE


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HURRICANE FLORENCE ADVISORY NUMBER  35
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL062006
500 AM AST TUE SEP 12 2006
 
...FLORENCE BEGINNING EXTRATROPICAL TRANSITION AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM
BERMUDA...
...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE ATLANTIC
COAST OF THE BAHAMAS... UNITED STATES... AND CANADA...
 
AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FLORENCE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 37.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.4 WEST OR ABOUT 365 MILES...
585 KM...NORTH-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 810 MILES...1305 KM...
SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...AND
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  FLORENCE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN INTENSITY IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS AS FLORENCE TRANSITIONS INTO A LARGE EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE.  
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 415
MILES...665 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
LARGE OCEAN SWELLS AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS... INCLUDING STRONG
RIP CURRENTS... ARE AFFECTING THE BAHAMAS... PORTIONS OF THE EAST
COAST OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES.  SEE
STATEMENTS FROM LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES FOR DETAILS ON
COASTAL CONDITIONS.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...37.2 N...62.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME/FRANKLIN
 
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