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Tropical Storm GORDON


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TROPICAL STORM GORDON INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  19A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
800 AM AST MON AUG 20 2012
 
...GORDON WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT MOVES EAST OF THE
AZORES...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...37.7N 23.2W
ABOUT 115 MI...180 KM ENE OF SANTA MARIA ISLAND IN THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF PORTUGAL HAS DISCONTINUED THE HURRICANE WARNING
FOR THE EASTERN AZORES.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. 
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GORDON WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 37.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 23.2 WEST. GORDON IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H. A GRADUAL
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED AND A TURN TOWARD THE EAST IS EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...GORDON WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE EASTERN AZORES ISLANDS TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS...AND GORDON IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL
CYCLONE EAST OF THE AZORES LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER. 
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS IN THE EASTERN AZORES GENERATED BY GORDON WILL BEGIN
TO SUBSIDE TODAY. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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