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Tropical Storm OLAF


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TROPICAL STORM OLAF ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP182009
800 AM PDT FRI OCT 02 2009

...OLAF HEADING NORTHWARD...MAINTAINING TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH...
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OLAF WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.5 WEST OR ABOUT 485
MILES...780 KM...WEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
OLAF IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR. A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST BY SATURDAY EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY TONIGHT. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...23.1N 117.5W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT 10 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS/BRENNAN
 
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