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Hurricane LESLIE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESLIE ADVISORY NUMBER  28
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122012
500 AM AST THU SEP 06 2012
 
...LESLIE CREEPING NORTHWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.3N 62.4W
ABOUT 440 MI...705 KM SSE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 1 MPH...2 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN BERMUDA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF LESLIE. 
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LESLIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.4 WEST. LESLIE IS
DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 1 MPH...2 KM/H. A NORTHWARD OR NORTH-
NORTHWESTWARD DRIFT IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAINS NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LESLIE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
LESLIE IS A LARGE TROPICAL CYCLONE. HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND
OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 195 MILES...315 KM. NOAA
BUOY 41049...LOCATED ABOUT 90 MILES...145 KM...NORTHWEST OF THE
CENTER OF LESLIE RECENTLY REPORTED A 1-MINUTE SUSTAINED WIND OF 54
MPH...86 KM/H.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY LESLIE WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT BERMUDA...
THE U.S. EAST COAST FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA NORTHWARD...THE NORTHERN
LEEWARD ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. THESE SWELLS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND
RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL
WEATHER OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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