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Hurricane GORDON


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HURRICANE GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER  31
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072006
1100 AM AST MON SEP 18 2006
 
...GORDON INTENSIFIES OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...

INTERESTS IN THE AZORES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF GORDON.  A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH OR WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED LATER TODAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE GORDON WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 37.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 47.6 WEST OR ABOUT 1125 MILES
...1810 KM...WEST OF THE AZORES.
 
GORDON IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...AND
GORDON'S MOTION IS ANTICIPATED TO ACCELERATE AND TURN TOWARD THE
EAST.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GORDON IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...37.3 N...47.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA/LANDSEA
 
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