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Tropical Storm OTTO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL172010
500 PM AST THU OCT 07 2010
 
...OTTO MOVING SLOWLY NORTHEASTWARD AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...24.0N 67.6W
ABOUT 280 MI...455 KM NE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND
ABOUT 600 MI...965 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 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 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OTTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.6 WEST. OTTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR. A STEADY MOTION
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST ACCOMPANIED BY AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...OTTO SHOULD
PASS WELL TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
FRIDAY EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST FOR NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS...
AND OTTO COULD STILL BECOME A HURRICANE BY FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY
MORNING. HOWEVER...GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON
SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 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 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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