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Tropical Storm LESLIE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM LESLIE ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122012
1100 PM AST FRI AUG 31 2012
 
...LESLIE CONTINUING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
...EXPECTED TO PASS NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS THIS WEEKEND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...17.4N 52.8W
ABOUT 595 MI...955 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF LESLIE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LESLIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.8 WEST. LESLIE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 21 MPH...33 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.  A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED BY LATE
SUNDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF LESLIE IS EXPECTED TO
PASS WELL NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...
AND LESLIE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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