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Tropical Storm ANA


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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022009
1100 PM AST SAT AUG 15 2009

CORRECTED FOR WATCH SECTION

...ANA STILL RACING WESTWARD WITH NO SIGNS OF STRENGTHENING...
 
AT 11 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HAS
ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AND
THE LEEWARD ISLANDS WHICH INCLUDES MONTSERRAT...ANTIGUA...
BARBUDA...ST.KITTS...NEVIS AND ANGUILLA.  AT 11 PM AST...0300
UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN
ISLANDS. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST.
MAARTEN...SABA...AND ST. EUSTATIUS.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS
THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LEEWARD ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ANA. ADDITIONAL WATCHES AND WARNINGS MAY BE
REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THESE AREAS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED
STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE.  FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA
OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.5 WEST OR ABOUT 710
MILES...1140 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
ANA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR. A GRADUAL TURN
TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF ANA WILL BE
MOVING OVER THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ON MONDAY. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. 

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...14.4N 51.5W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST OR 270 DEGREES AT 17 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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