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Hurricane MICHAEL


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE MICHAEL ADVISORY NUMBER  27
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL132012
500 PM AST SUN SEP 09 2012
 
...MICHAEL MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...
...MAINTAINING A LARGE-SIZED EYE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...33.6N 43.8W
ABOUT 990 MI...1590 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 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 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MICHAEL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 43.8 WEST. MICHAEL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION
SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND
THEN NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH A SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS FORECAST ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH
ON TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MICHAEL IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
WIND SCALE.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND
MICHAEL COULD 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...1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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