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Tropical Storm KATIA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KATIA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122011
500 PM AST TUE AUG 30 2011
 
...KATIA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL
ATLANTIC...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.7N 35.4W
ABOUT 750 MI...1210 KM W OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...32 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 TROPICAL STORM KATIA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 35.4 WEST. KATIA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE
INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  CONTINUED
STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND KATIA COULD BECOME A HURRICANE
TOMORROW.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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