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Tropical Storm MELISSA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM MELISSA ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142013
1100 PM AST WED NOV 20 2013
 
...MELISSA SPEEDING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTHEASTERN
ATLANTIC OCEAN....
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...38.1N 42.1W
ABOUT 820 MI...1320 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 30 MPH...48 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MELISSA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 38.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 42.1 WEST. MELISSA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 30 MPH...48 KM/H.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH A
TURN TO THE EAST FORECAST ON FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS BUT MELISSA IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 240 MILES...390 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...GALE-FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL AZORES BEGINNING LATE THURSDAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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