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Hurricane IGOR


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HURRICANE IGOR ADVISORY NUMBER  28
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL112010
1100 PM AST TUE SEP 14 2010
 
...IGOR CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...19.0N 53.9W
ABOUT 605 MI...975 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1140 MI...1835 KM SE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...925 MB...27.32 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGOR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 19.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 53.9 WEST.  IGOR IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 155 MPH...250
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  IGOR IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH
IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...BUT SOME WEAKENING COULD
OCCUR ON THURSDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 225
MILES...360 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 925 MB...27.32 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...LARGE SWELLS GENERATED BY IGOR ARE AFFECTING THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS...AND WILL REACH PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS
OVERNIGHT AND ON WEDNESDAY.  THE SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 
PORTIONS OF THE BAHAMAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.  THESE SWELLS
ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT
CONDITIONS.  PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 
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