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Hurricane HELENE


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HURRICANE HELENE ADVISORY NUMBER  25
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082006
1100 AM AST MON SEP 18 2006

...GORDON FORECAST TO TURN WESTWARD...EXPECTED TO REMAIN OVER OPEN
WATERS...
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HELENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 23.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 50.2 WEST OR ABOUT 900 MILES...
1450 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ABOUT
1090 MILES...1755 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.
 
HELENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR. A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE WEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 125 MPH...205
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200
MILES...325 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 954 MB...28.17 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...23.2 N...50.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...954 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$

FORECASTER AVILA
 
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