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Tropical Storm TOMAS


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM TOMAS ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL212010
500 AM EDT TUE NOV 02 2010
 
...TOMAS BECOMES A LITTLE STRONGER AS IT CONTINUES WESTWARD ACROSS
THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SEA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...13.5N 72.0W
ABOUT 355 MI...570 KM S OF PORT AU PRINCE HAITI
ABOUT 445 MI...715 KM SE OF KINGSTON JAMAICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TOMAS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.0 WEST.  TOMAS IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.  A TURN TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST AND THEN NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT
INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50
MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL SLOW STRENGTHENING
IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTERS WAS
1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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