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Tropical Storm LAURA


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TROPICAL STORM LAURA ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL122008
1100 PM AST TUE SEP 30 2008

...LAURA EXPECTED TO BECOME EXTRATROPICAL SOON... 
 
AT 1100 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LAURA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 43.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 48.0 WEST OR ABOUT 330
MILES...530 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
LAURA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LAURA IS FORECAST TO BECOME EXTRATROPICAL DURING THE NEXT 6
TO 12 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION...43.6 N...48.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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