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Tropical Storm BERTHA


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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
500 PM AST SAT JUL 05 2008

...BERTHA RACING WESTWARD ACROSS THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC...
 
AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 39.3 WEST OR ABOUT 1015
MILES...1635 KM...WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS AND ABOUT 1570
MILES...2530 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.  ON THIS TRACK BERTHA WILL REMAIN OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC
WATERS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
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 500 PM AST POSITION...16.7 N...39.3 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
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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