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Hurricane GORDON


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HURRICANE GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072006
500 PM AST SAT SEP 16 2006

...HURRICANE GORDON DRIFTING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC...
 
AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE GORDON WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 31.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 54.0 WEST OR ABOUT 635 MILES...
1020 KM...EAST OF BERMUDA.
 
GORDON IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/HR...
AND A GENERAL SLOW NORTHWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  HURRICANE GORDON REMAINS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...31.7 N...54.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER MAINELLI/BEVEN
 
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