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Tropical Storm GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
500 PM AST THU AUG 16 2012
 
...GORDON STRENGTHENS OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC OCEAN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...34.2N 52.1W
ABOUT 745 MI...1200 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1420 MI...2285 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 70 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE AZORES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF GORDON.

 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GORDON WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.1 WEST. GORDON IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT. A GRADUAL TURN
TOWARD THE EAST IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...
GORDON SHOULD REMAIN OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE NORTH-CENTRAL
ATLANTIC FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE DAY OR SO...AND GORDON COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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