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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042009
200 PM EDT SUN AUG 16 2009
 
DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT CLAUDETTE HAS CONTINUED TO INTENSIFY. BASED ON A MAXIMUM
FLIGHT LEVEL WIND 54 KT MEASURED AT AN ELEVATION OF ABOUT 2500
FEET...THE INITIAL INTENSITY IS RAISED TO 45 KT. THE 12-HOUR
FORECAST INTENSITY IS ALSO ADJUSTED UPWARD TO ACCOUNT FOR THE
POSSIBILITY FOR ADDITONAL STRENGTHENING PRIOR TO LANDFALL. THE WIND
RADII HAVE ALSO BEEN EXPANDED BASED ON THE AIRCRAFT DATA AND THE
CHANGE IN THE INTENSITY FORECAST.  
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      16/1800Z 29.1N  85.1W    45 KT
 12HR VT     17/0000Z 30.2N  85.8W    55 KT
 24HR VT     17/1200Z 32.1N  87.1W    35 KT...INLAND
 36HR VT     18/0000Z 34.0N  88.2W    20 KT...DISSIPATING INLAND
 48HR VT     18/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
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FORECASTER BRENNAN/ROBERTS
 
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