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Tropical Storm FIONA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FIONA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  15A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082010
800 AM AST FRI SEP 03 2010
 
...AIR FORCE RESERVE AIRCRAFT REACHES FIONA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...28.5N 66.7W
ABOUT 285 MI...460 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 MB...29.82 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED...WITHIN ABOUT 24 HOURS IN THIS CASE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO BERMUDA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS
ISSUED BY THE BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE.
  
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FIONA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.7 WEST. FIONA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR.  THIS MOTION IS
FORECAST TO CONTINUE THIS MORNING...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH-NORTHEAST EXPECTED BY THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF FIONA IS EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR
BERMUDA LATER THIS EVENING OR EARLY SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  PRELIMINARY REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE
HUNTER INDICATE THAT FIONA COULD BE STARTING TO WEAKEN.  SOME
GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
HURRICANE HUNTER IS 1010 MB...29.82 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH BERMUDA
BY LATE THIS EVENING OR EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
 
RAINFALL...STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE/AVILA
 
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