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Tropical Storm OTTO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL172010
500 AM AST FRI OCT 08 2010
 
...OTTO STRENGTHENING AT IT ACCELERATES EAST-NORTHEASTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...24.8N 65.5W
ABOUT 520 MI...835 KM S OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 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 TROPICAL STORM OTTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.5 WEST. OTTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A LARGE INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  OTTO IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE
LATER TODAY...AND FURTHER STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY.
 
MICROWAVE AND SURFACE DATA INDICATE THAT TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 986 MB...29.12 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN
LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO TODAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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