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Hurricane MICHAEL


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE MICHAEL ADVISORY NUMBER  25
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL132012
500 AM AST SUN SEP 09 2012
 
...MICHAEL CHANGES LITTLE IN STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...33.8N 42.7W
ABOUT 925 MI...1485 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...160 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB...28.79 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 MICHAEL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 42.7 WEST. MICHAEL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD THE
WEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN BACK TO THE
NORTHWEST ON MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 100 MPH...160 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MICHAEL IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE POSSIBLE...BUT
OVERALL MICHAEL SHOULD GRADUALLY WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES...110 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 975 MB...28.79 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 
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