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Tropical Storm BERTHA


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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  59
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
500 PM AST THU JUL 17 2008
 
...BERTHA TURNS TOWARD THE EAST...
 
AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 57.2 WEST OR ABOUT 455
MILES...730 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 905 MILES...
1455 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED AND A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...34.0 N...57.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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