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Tropical Storm KIRK


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KIRK ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL112012
1100 PM AST WED AUG 29 2012
 
...KIRK STRENGTHENING...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...25.9N 48.3W
ABOUT 1085 MI...1745 KM ENE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1495 MI...2410 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KIRK WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 48.3 WEST. KIRK IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...
FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH BY FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND KIRK IS FORECAST
TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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