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Tropical Storm OSCAR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
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TROPICAL STORM OSCAR ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL152012
500 AM AST FRI OCT 05 2012
 
...OSCAR EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT AS IT
ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.0N 38.9W
ABOUT 1085 MI...1745 KM WNW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 TROPICAL STORM OSCAR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 38.9 WEST. OSCAR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST BEFORE OSCAR
DISSIPATES LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM
MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.  A
DRIFTING BUOY NEAR THE CENTER REPORTED A PRESSURE OF 998.7 MB...
29.50 INCHES...A FEW HOURS AGO.
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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