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Tropical Storm BERTHA


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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  57
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
500 AM AST THU JUL 17 2008
 
...BERTHA WEAKENS BUT CONTINUES MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD...
 
AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 59.2 WEST OR ABOUT 355
MILES...575 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA.
 
BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE EAST IS EXPECTED TODAY...AND A NORTHEASTWARD TURN
WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST TONIGHT OR EARLY
FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SLIGHT WEAKENING IS FORECAST TODAY...FOLLOWED BY LITTLE
CHANGE IN STRENGTH TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160 MILES...260 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...34.5 N...59.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...SOUTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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