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Hurricane DANIELLE


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HURRICANE DANIELLE ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL062010
500 AM AST FRI AUG 27 2010
 
...DANIELLE REACHES CATEGORY FOUR INTENSITY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.5N 58.7W
ABOUT 545 MI...875 KM SE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...135 MPH...215 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...946 MB...27.94 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
INTERESTS IN BERMUDA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF DANIELLE. 
 

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE DANIELLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 58.7 WEST.  DANIELLE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.  A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED BY TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH ON SATURDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
CENTER OF DANIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PASS WELL EAST OF BERMUDA
SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 135 MPH...215 KM/HR
...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  DANIELLE IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE IN
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
MILES...335 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 946 MB...27.94 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
BERMUDA DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS.  SWELLS FROM DANIELLE WILL BEGIN
TO ARRIVE ON THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES ON SATURDAY. THESE
SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.  PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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