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Hurricane LESLIE


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HURRICANE LESLIE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  31A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122012
200 AM AST FRI SEP 07 2012
 
...LESLIE EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWARD ON FRIDAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.5N 62.2W
ABOUT 430 MI...690 KM SSE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 2 TO
3 DAYS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LESLIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.2 WEST. LESLIE IS
CURRENTLY STATIONARY...AND LITTLE MOTION IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. A
NORTHWARD DRIFT IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY...WITH A SLIGHTLY FASTER
NORTHWARD MOTION EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LESLIE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED
OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY...WHILE SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO
160 MILES...260 KM. NOAA BUOY 41049 RECENTLY REPORTED A 1-MINUTE
MEAN WIND OF 54 MPH...86 KM/HR...AND A WIND GUST OF 63 MPH...101
KM/HR.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES. 

A NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE LESLIE
FRIDAY MORNING.
 
 
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.

WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA BY SUNDAY. 

 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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