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Tropical Storm IGOR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM IGOR ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL112010
500 PM AST SAT SEP 11 2010
 
...IGOR ALMOST A HURRICANE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...17.4N 41.2W
ABOUT 1140 MI...1840 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
ABOUT 1360 MI...2185 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.38 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IGOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 41.2 WEST. IGOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 18 MPH...30 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT
48 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND
IGOR IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT OR EARLY ON
SUNDAY...AND COULD REACH MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY LATE MONDAY.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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