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Hurricane GUSTAV


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE GUSTAV FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  29
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072008
2100 UTC SUN AUG 31 2008
 
AT 4 PM CDT...2100 UTC...THE HURRICANE WARNING IS EXTENDED WESTWARD
ALONG THE LOUISIANA AND TEXAS COASTS TO JUST EAST OF HIGH ISLAND
TEXAS.  A HURRICANE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM JUST EAST OF HIGH
ISLAND EASTWARD TO THE ALABAMA-FLORIDA BORDER...INCLUDING THE CITY
OF NEW ORLEANS AND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN.  A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS
THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA
WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM EAST OF THE
ALABAMA-FLORIDA BORDER TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER.  A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS DISCONTINUED
FOR THE DRY TORTUGAS.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.4N  87.3W AT 31/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 320 DEGREES AT  16 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  957 MB
EYE DIAMETER  30 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 120 KT.
64 KT....... 55NE  30SE  25SW  30NW.
50 KT.......120NE  75SE  60SW  75NW.
34 KT.......190NE 140SE 120SW 150NW.
12 FT SEAS..210NE 250SE 150SW 180NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.4N  87.3W AT 31/2100Z
AT 31/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 25.9N  86.7W
 
FORECAST VALID 01/0600Z 27.9N  88.9W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  45SE  40SW  50NW.
50 KT...120NE  90SE  70SW  80NW.
34 KT...190NE 150SE 120SW 150NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 01/1800Z 29.4N  90.9W...INLAND
MAX WIND 100 KT...GUSTS 120 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  45SE  40SW  50NW.
50 KT...120NE  90SE  70SW  80NW.
34 KT...175NE 150SE 130SW 150NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 02/0600Z 30.7N  92.7W...INLAND
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 60NE  50SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...100NE 125SE 125SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 02/1800Z 31.5N  93.9W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT... 45NE  45SE   0SW   0NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 03/1800Z 32.0N  95.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 225 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 300 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 04/1800Z 32.0N  96.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 05/1800Z 32.0N  96.5W...INLAND REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 26.4N  87.3W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 01/0300Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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