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Tropical Storm OTTO


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TROPICAL STORM OTTO ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 PM EST TUE NOV 30 2004

...TROPICAL STORM FORMS ON LAST DAY OF HURRICANE SEASON...

SATELLITE DATA AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC HAS ACQUIRED THE
CHARACTERISTICS OF A TROPICAL STORM. 

AT 4 PM EST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OTTO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 31.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.0 WEST OR ABOUT 810
MILES...1300 KM... EAST OF BERMUDA.
 
OTTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR  5 MPH ... 7 KM/HR...AND A TURN
TO THE NORTHEAST IS LATER TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES
...370 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 4 PM EST POSITION...31.8 N... 51.0 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 5 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 997 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
10 PM EST.
 
FORECASTER PASCH

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