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Hurricane GORDON


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HURRICANE GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072006
1100 AM EDT WED SEP 13 2006

...GORDON STRENGTHENS OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC...
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE GORDON WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 26.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 57.9 WEST OR ABOUT 600 MILES...
970 KM...SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.
 
GORDON IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 90 MPH...150
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  GORDON IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST AND GORDON IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE
LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90
MILES...150 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 977 MB...28.85 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...26.0 N...57.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...977 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER MAINELLI/BEVEN
 
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