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Hurricane ISAAC


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HURRICANE ISAAC ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL092006
500 AM AST SUN OCT 01 2006
 
...ISAAC STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY WELL EAST OF BERMUDA...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND...

AT 340 AM AST...0740 UTC...THE CANADIAN METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE ENTIRE AVALON PENINSULA OF
NEWFOUNDLAND...WHICH INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CAPE RACE AND ST.
JOHNS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 33.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 60.1 WEST OR ABOUT 280 MILES...
450 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA.
 
ISAAC IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR.
A TURN TO THE NORTH WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ISAAC IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED 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 115
MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...33.1 N...60.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER LANDSEA/STEWART
 
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