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Tropical Storm GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GORDON ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
1100 AM AST MON AUG 20 2012
 
...GORDON CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE EASTERN
AZORES...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...38.3N 22.3W
ABOUT 255 MI...410 KM E OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.23 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GORDON WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 38.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 22.3 WEST. GORDON IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/H. A DECREASE
IN FORWARD SPEED AND A TURN TOWARD THE EAST ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND GORDON IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE
LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS IN THE EASTERN AZORES GENERATED BY GORDON WILL
CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE TODAY. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL
WEATHER OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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