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Hurricane MICHAEL


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE MICHAEL ADVISORY NUMBER  26
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL132012
1100 AM AST SUN SEP 09 2012
 
...MICHAEL TURNS TOWARD THE WEST...
...WEAKENS A LITTLE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...33.7N 43.2W
ABOUT 955 MI...1535 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MICHAEL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 43.2 WEST.  MICHAEL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST AND THEN NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER MONDAY AND TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MICHAEL IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS...AND MICHAEL IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM BY
TUESDAY.
 
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.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 978 MB...28.88 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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