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Tropical Storm BERTHA


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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
1100 AM AST SAT JUL 05 2008

...BERTHA MOVING QUICKLY WESTWARD OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC...
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 37.3 WEST OR ABOUT 885
MILES...1420 KM...WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS AND ABOUT 1705
MILES...2740 KM...EAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 21 MPH...33 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.  BERTHA WILL BE ABOUT HALF WAY BETWEEN THE WEST COAST OF
AFRICA AND THE LESSER ANTILLES BY TONIGHT OR EARLY SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.   LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TODAY...BUT GRADUAL
STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...16.6 N...37.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 21 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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