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Hurricane KIRK


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE KIRK ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL112012
500 AM AST SAT SEP 01 2012
 
...KIRK MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE NORTHEAST...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...35.3N 48.2W
ABOUT 830 MI...1330 KM SSE OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
ABOUT 1185 MI...1910 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 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 HURRICANE KIRK WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 35.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 48.2 WEST. KIRK IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/H.  THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO WITH AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KIRK IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  KIRK IS FORECAST TO LOSE TROPICAL
CHARACTERISTICS ON SUNDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES...110 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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