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Tropical Storm OTTO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL172010
1100 AM AST THU OCT 07 2010
 
...OTTO TRANSITIONS INTO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT MEANDERS OVER 
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.8N 68.0W
ABOUT 255 MI...410 KM NE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND
ABOUT 620 MI...995 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 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 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OTTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.0 WEST. OTTO IS
DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/HR. A STEADY MOTION
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST ACCOMPANIED BY 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 HAS TRANSITIONED INTO A TROPICAL STORM...AND THE
CYCLONE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS 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...500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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