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Tropical Storm BERTHA


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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  62
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
1100 AM AST FRI JUL 18 2008
 
...BERTHA STRENGTHENS AND ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD... 
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 36.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.3 WEST OR ABOUT 725
MILES...1170 KM...SOUTH OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 18 MPH...30 KM/HR...AND
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS WITH AN
INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS AND BERTHA COULD BEGIN TO LOSE EXTRATROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
LATE ON SATURDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...36.2 N...52.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 18 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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