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Hurricane IGOR


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HURRICANE IGOR INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  46A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112010
200 PM AST SUN SEP 19 2010
 
...IGOR LASHING BERMUDA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.8N 65.7W
ABOUT 115 MI...185 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...952 MB...28.11 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO BERMUDA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS
ISSUED BY THE BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE.
 

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGOR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 30.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.7 WEST.  IGOR IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR.  THIS GENERAL MOTION WITH
SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST LATE TONIGHT OR MONDAY.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK... THE CENTER OF IGOR WILL PASS NEAR OR OVER BERMUDA THIS
EVENING OR TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS...AND IGOR IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A HURRICANE AS IT MOVES 
NEAR OR OVER BERMUDA.
 
IGOR IS A VERY LARGE HURRICANE. HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD
UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 345 MILES...555 KM.  THE OFFICIAL
WEATHER OBSERVING SITE IN BERMUDA RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED
WIND OF 53 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH A GUST TO 74 MPH...119 KM/HR. 
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED FROM HURRICANE HUNTER
AIRCRAFT DATA IS 952 MB...28.11 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE OVER BERMUDA...AND
HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON CONTINUING INTO THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS.
 
RAINFALL...IGOR IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 6 TO 9 INCHES OVER BERMUDA.
 
STORM SURGE...A DANGEROUS STORM SURGE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING ON BERMUDA.  THE SURGE WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
SOUTHERN COAST.
 
SURF...LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE EAST COAST OF THE
UNITED STATES THROUGH MONDAY.  LARGE SWELLS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
IN THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...THE VIRGIN
ISLANDS...HISPANIOLA...AND PORTIONS OF THE BAHAMAS DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.  THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
SURF AND RIP CURRENTS.  PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL
WEATHER OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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