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Tropical Storm GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
1100 PM AST THU AUG 16 2012
 
...GORDON NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...34.6N 50.3W
ABOUT 1315 MI...2115 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.38 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 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GORDON WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 50.3 WEST. GORDON IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...GORDON SHOULD BE APPROACHING THE AZORES LATE SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GORDON COULD BECOME A HURRICANE ON FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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