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Hurricane BERTHA


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HURRICANE BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER  67
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
500 PM AST SAT JUL 19 2008
 
...BERTHA NOT YET GIVING IN...HURRICANE HEADED QUICKLY NORTHEASTWARD
OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC...

AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 44.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 43.3 WEST OR ABOUT 490 MILES...
790 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
BERTHA IS MOVING QUICKLY TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH...41
KM/HR.  A CONTINUED NORTHEASTWARD MOTION WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...UNTIL
BERTHA IS ABSORBED BY A LARGER WEATHER SYSTEM.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  VERY SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS AS BERTHA LOSES TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230
MILES...370 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...44.8 N...43.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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