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Tropical Storm LESLIE


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TROPICAL STORM LESLIE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  47A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122012
200 AM AST TUE SEP 11 2012
 
...LESLIE RAPIDLY APPROACHING NEWFOUNDLAND...
...WEATHER STARTING TO DETERIORATE... 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...43.8N 56.8W
ABOUT 260 MI...420 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 40 MPH...65 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.64 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO CHARLOTTETOWN
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NEWFOUNDLAND FROM INDIAN HARBOUR... TO TRITON
  
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 TROPICAL STORM LESLIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 43.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 56.8 WEST. LESLIE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H. THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
ANTICIPATED. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF LESLIE WILL MOVE OVER
EASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND THIS MORNING. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ONLY SMALL CHANGES IN INTENSITY ARE EXPECTED BEFORE LESLIE
MOVES OVER NEWFOUNDLAND...AND THE SYSTEM SHOULD TRANSFORM INTO AN
EXTRATROPICAL OR FRONTAL CYCLONE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...
335 KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON DATA FROM A 
CANADIAN BUOY IS 970 MB...28.64 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS WILL BE SPREADING OVER EASTERN
NEWFOUNDLAND WITHIN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
HOURS...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. HURRICANE-FORCE WIND
GUSTS ARE LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND 
LATER THIS MORNING.
 
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY LESLIE WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT BERMUDA...
PORTIONS OF THE U.S. EAST COAST...AND THE CANADIAN ATLANTIC
PROVINCES FOR THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. THESE SWELLS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. PLEASE CONSULT
PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
RAINFALL...LESLIE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS NEWFOUNDLAND AND EASTERN NOVA
SCOTIA. ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH LESLIE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/CANGIALOSI
 
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