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Tropical Storm DANNY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM CCA
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM DANNY ADVISORY NUMBER   6...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL052009
500 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2009

CORRECTED TIME OF NEXT ADVISORY

...CENTER OF DANNY DRIFTING WESTWARD...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED
FOR PART OF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST...
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST FROM CAPE LOOKOUT NORTHWARD TO DUCK...
INCLUDING THE ABLEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH
MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE FROM THE CAROLINAS NORTHWARD TO NEW ENGLAND
SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF DANNY.  ADDITIONAL WATCHES AND
WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THIS AREA LATER TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY
YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.  
 
AT 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DANNY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 73.5 WEST OR ABOUT 295
MILES...480 KM...NORTHEAST OF NASSAU AND ABOUT 545 MILES...875 KM...
SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
DANNY IS CURRENTLY DRIFTING TOWARD THE WEST AT 2 MPH...3 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE
EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH AND AN EVEN
FASTER FORWARD SPEED FORECAST ON FRIDAY.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT AND
SATELLITE SCATTEROMETER DATA INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SLOW
STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM
MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.5N 73.5W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST OR 270 DEGREES AT 2 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 8 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT
1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN/PASCH
 
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