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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
700 AM CDT WED AUG 29 2012

...CENTER OF ISAAC WOBBLING INLAND OVER SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA... 

AT 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 90.5 WEST...OR 
NEAR GALLIANO LOUISIANA. THIS IS ALSO ABOUT 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
HOUMA LOUISIANA AND ABOUT 50 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF NEW ORLEANS
LOUISIANA. ISAAC IS HAS BEEN STATIONARY DURING THE PAST HOUR...BUT
A GENERAL MOTION TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H...IS
EXPECTED TO RESUME LATER THIS MORNING.

A SUSTAINED WIND OF 55 MPH WITH A GUST TO 70 MPH WAS RECENTLY
REPORTED AT NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT AIRPORT.

SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
--------------------------------------------------
LOCATION...29.4N 90.5W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF HOUMA LOUISIANA
ABOUT 50 MI...75 KM SSW OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.64 INCHES
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART/BEVEN/ZELINSKY
 
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