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Hurricane IKE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE IKE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  45
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL092008
0900 UTC FRI SEP 12 2008
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA TO
BAFFIN BAY TEXAS.  HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE
COAST IN THE WARNING AREA LATER TODAY.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY IN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA SHOULD BE RUSHED TO
COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT SOUTH OF BAFFIN BAY TO
PORT MANSFIELD TEXAS.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT
FROM EAST OF MORGAN CITY TO THE MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA BORDER...
INCLUDING THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.7N  91.6W AT 12/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 290 DEGREES AT  11 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  953 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  90 KT WITH GUSTS TO 110 KT.
64 KT.......105NE  75SE  60SW  60NW.
50 KT.......150NE 150SE 100SW 140NW.
34 KT.......240NE 200SE 150SW 180NW.
12 FT SEAS..390NE 360SE 300SW 240NW.
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 26.7N  91.6W AT 12/0900Z
AT 12/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.4N  91.1W
 
FORECAST VALID 12/1800Z 27.4N  93.2W
MAX WIND  95 KT...GUSTS 115 KT.
64 KT...105NE  75SE  60SW  60NW.
50 KT...150NE 150SE 100SW 140NW.
34 KT...240NE 200SE 150SW 180NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 13/0600Z 29.0N  94.8W
MAX WIND 100 KT...GUSTS 120 KT.
64 KT...100NE 100SE  60SW  60NW.
50 KT...150NE 150SE 100SW  90NW.
34 KT...240NE 200SE 150SW 140NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 13/1800Z 31.3N  95.7W...INLAND
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 60NE  60SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT...125NE 175SE  75SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 14/0600Z 34.4N  94.7W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT... 50NE  50SE   0SW   0NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 15/0600Z 41.0N  84.0W...INLAND EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 250 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 325 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 16/0600Z...ABSORBED INTO FRONTAL ZONE
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 26.7N  91.6W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 12/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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