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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062011
500 AM EDT SAT AUG 13 2011
 
...THE SIXTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE 2011 ATLANTIC SEASON FORMS...NO
THREAT TO LAND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...37.9N 60.4W
ABOUT 460 MI...740 KM NNE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...32 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 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 FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 37.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 60.4 WEST.  FRANKLIN IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/H.  A MOTION TOWARD
THE EAST-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A GRADUAL TURN
TOWARD THE EAST ON SUNDAY.
 
SATELLITE AND MICROWAVE DATA INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS. FRANKLIN IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS ON
SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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