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Hurricane FLORENCE


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HURRICANE FLORENCE ADVISORY NUMBER  37
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL062006
500 PM AST TUE SEP 12 2006

...FLORENCE BECOMING EXTRATROPICAL...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY....

RESIDENTS IN EXTREME EASTERN CANADA SHOULD CONSULT PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR
AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE WATCHES AND WARNINGS.

AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FLORENCE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 39.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 59.3 WEST OR ABOUT 600 MILES...
965 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...AND
SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
ON THIS TRACK...THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO PASS SOUTHEAST OF
NEWFOUNDLAND DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS AS FLORENCE BECOMES A POWERFUL EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE.  

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 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... AND 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 PM AST POSITION...39.3 N...59.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB.
 
THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE
FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/PASCH
 
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