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Hurricane BILL


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HURRICANE BILL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  35A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032009
200 AM AST MON AUG 24 2009
 
...BILL MOVING ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND...HURRICANE FORCE
WIND GUSTS REPORTED AT CAPE RACE...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NEWFOUNDLAND FROM
BURGEO EASTWARD AROUND THE AVALON PENINSULA AND NORTHWARD TO FOGO
ISLAND. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM PARSONS POND
TO BURGEO ON THE WEST AND SOUTH COAST AND FROM FOGO ISLAND TO
HARBOUR DEEP ON THE NORTHEAST COAST.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BILL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 47.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 53.6 WEST OR ABOUT 90 MILES...
145 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
BILL IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. ON
THE FORECAST TRACK THE CENTER OF BILL WILL EXIT THE EAST COAST OF
SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. BILL IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE. WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND BILL IS
EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS LATER TODAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 275
MILES...445 KM.  A WEATHER OBSERVING SITE IN CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 58 MPH...93 KM/HR...WITH A
GUST TO 82 MPH...131 KM/HR.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE TRACK OF BILL ACROSS
NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
LARGE AND DANGEROUS SWELLS IMPACTING THE ATLANTIC MARITIMES OF
CANADA WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY.
  
...SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...47.9N 53.6W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...EAST-NORTHEAST OR 60 DEGREES AT 40 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB
 
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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