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Subtropical Storm LAURA


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SUBTROPICAL STORM LAURA ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL122008
500 PM AST MON SEP 29 2008
 
...LAURA MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...BEGINNING TO TRANSITION TO A
TROPICAL STORM...

AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF SUBTROPICAL STORM LAURA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 38.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 48.4 WEST OR ABOUT 630
MILES...1010 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
LAURA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTH THEN NORTH-NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS
BEFORE LAURA MOVES OVER COLDER WATERS.  LAURA IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT.
 
WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 240 MILES...390 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...38.3 N...48.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG/FRANKLIN
 
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