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Subtropical Storm OTTO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
SUBTROPICAL STORM OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL172010
500 AM AST THU OCT 07 2010
 
...OTTO NOT MOVING MUCH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.6N 68.2W
ABOUT 235 MI...380 KM NE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND
ABOUT 635 MI...1025 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.29 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF SUBTROPICAL STORM OTTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.2 WEST. THE STORM IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/HR.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED BY LATE
TONIGHT.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...OTTO SHOULD REMAIN WELL TO THE
EAST OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.  A FASTER
NORTHEASTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST BY LATE FRIDAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  OTTO COULD TRANSITION INTO A TROPICAL STORM LATER
TODAY...AND COULD BECOME A HURRICANE OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
WINDS OF 40 MPH EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM FROM THE
CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 992 MB...29.29 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN
LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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