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Tropical Storm KIRK


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KIRK ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL112012
500 AM AST THU AUG 30 2012
 
...KIRK CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...26.5N 49.0W
ABOUT 1065 MI...1715 KM NE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1505 MI...2425 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KIRK WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 49.0 WEST.  KIRK IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND NORTH IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY...FOLLOWED
BY AN ACCELERATION TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...AND KIRK COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY OR
TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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