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Hurricane OTTO


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HURRICANE OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL172010
500 PM AST SAT OCT 09 2010
 
...OTTO RACING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL ATLANTIC...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...32.4N 52.6W
ABOUT 710 MI...1145 KM E OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 32 MPH...52 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 HURRICANE OTTO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 32.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.6 WEST. OTTO IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 32 MPH...52 KM/HR. A GENERAL NORTHEASTWARD
MOTION WITH SOME FURTHER INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY...FOLLOWED BY A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED BY MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. OTTO IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND
OTTO COULD LOSE TROPICAL CYCLONE CHARACTERISTICS BY MONDAY.
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 220
MILES...350 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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