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Hurricane ISAAC


ZCZC MIATCEAT4 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
HURRICANE ISAAC TROPICAL CYCLONE POSITION ESTIMATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092012
300 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2012

...CENTER OF ISAAC MAKES SECOND LANDFALL... 

REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT AND NOAA RADAR
INDICATE THAT ISAAC MADE A SECOND LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST OF
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA JUST WEST OF PORT FOURCHON AROUND 215 AM
CDT...0715 UTC...WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 80 MPH...130 KM/H.

AT 300 AM CDT...0800 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 90.4 WEST...OR ABOUT
35 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HOUMA LOUISIANA...AND ABOUT 60 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA.  ISAAC HAS BEGUN TO MOVE
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND A GENERAL
NORTHWESTWARD MOTION AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER
TODAY.

A SUSTAINED WIND OF 49 MPH WITH A GUST TO 78 MPH WAS RECENTLY
REPORTED AT BOOTHVILLE.

SUMMARY OF 300 AM CDT...0800 UTC...INFORMATION
--------------------------------------------------
LOCATION...29.2N 90.4W
ABOUT 35 MI...55 KM SSE OF HOUMA LOUISIANA
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM SSW OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...966 MB...28.53 INCHES
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/ROBERTS
 
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