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Tropical Storm BRET


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BRET ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022011
500 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2011
 
...DISORGANIZED BRET MAINTAINING INTENSITY FOR NOW BUT LIKELY TO
WEAKEN SOON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.4N 75.5W
ABOUT 330 MI...535 KM S OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BRET WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 75.5 WEST. BRET IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  BRET IS LIKELY TO REMAIN WELL OFFSHORE OF THE
SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.
 
OBSERVATIONS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE
INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTERS IS
999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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