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Hurricane IGOR


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HURRICANE IGOR INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  49A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112010
800 AM AST MON SEP 20 2010
 
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS STILL OCCURRING ON BERMUDA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...35.2N 64.0W
ABOUT 200 MI...320 KM N OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 975 MI...1565 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...957 MB...28.26 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 WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE NORTHWARD AND WESTWARD
TO JONES HARBOUR
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED
STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE
THE UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGOR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 35.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 64.0 WEST.  IGOR IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 21 MPH...33 KM/HR.  A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED IN THE
NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...IGOR WILL CONTINUE
MOVING AWAY FROM BERMUDA AND PASS OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN TIP
OF NEWFOUNDLAND ON TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  IGOR IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND IGOR IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A STRONG
EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE IN THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
IGOR IS A 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.  TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE STILL OCCURRING ON BERMUDA.  A 10-MINUTE WIND OF 46
MPH...74 KM/HR...AND A GUST TO 59 MPH...94 KM/HR WERE RECENTLY
REPORTED ON THE ISLAND.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 957 MB...28.26 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE STILL OCCURRING IN BERMUDA.
THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATER TODAY.
 
RAINFALL...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH IGOR IN BERMUDA HAS
ENDED.
 
STORM SURGE...STORM SURGE SHOULD BE SUBSIDING BUT COULD STILL
PRODUCE SOME COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE COAST OF BERMUDA TODAY. 
THE SURGE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DAMAGING WAVES.
 
SURF...LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE EAST COAST OF THE
UNITED STATES THROUGH TUESDAY.  LARGE SWELLS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
IN 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...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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