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TROPICAL STORM KARL ADVISORY NUMBER  42
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122016
500 PM AST SAT SEP 24 2016

...KARL EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER
THE NORTH ATLANTIC ON SUNDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.6N 61.1W
ABOUT 230 MI...375 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 995 MI...1605 KM SSW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.36 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Karl was
located near latitude 33.6 North, longitude 61.1 West.  Karl is
moving toward the east-northeast near 23 mph (37 km/h).  An
east-northeastward to northeastward motion at a faster forward
speed is expected tonight and Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours,
and Karl is expected to be at hurricane intensity when it becomes a
post-tropical cyclone on Sunday.  The post-tropical cyclone will be
absorbed by a large extratropical low Sunday night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb (29.36 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Karl will continue affecting Bermuda
through tonight.  These swells are likely to cause life-threatening
surf and rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your
local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brennan