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Tropical Storm KATRINA


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TROPICAL STORM KATRINA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL122005
0900Z THU AUG 25 2005
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA
COAST FROM VERO BEACH SOUTHWARD TO FLORIDA CITY...INCLUDING LAKE
OKEECHOBEE. A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO
COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWEST
BAHAMAS.
 
AT 5 AM EDT...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FLORIDA
WEST COAST FROM FLORIDA CITY TO ENGLEWOOD...INCLUDING FLORIDA
BAY.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST-CENTRAL
FLORIDA COAST FROM NORTH OF VERO BEACH NORTHWARD TO TITUSVILLE
...INCLUDING ALL OF MERRITT ISLAND AND FOR THE MIDDLE AND UPPER
FLORIDA KEYS FROM THE WEST END OF THE SEVEN MILE BRIDGE NORTHWARD TO
SOUTH OF FLORIDA CITY. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY
WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.2N  78.7W AT 25/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  25 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT   7 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1000 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  45 KT WITH GUSTS TO  55 KT.
34 KT....... 60NE  60SE   0SW   0NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 70NE  70SE  40SW  40NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.2N  78.7W AT 25/0900Z
AT 25/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.1N  78.4W
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1800Z 26.2N  79.4W
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 20NE  20SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT... 70NE  70SE  20SW  45NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0600Z 26.3N  80.4W...INLAND
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  20SE  15SW  20NW.
50 KT... 30NE  30SE  20SW  30NW.
34 KT... 80NE  80SE  40SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/1800Z 26.3N  81.4W...INLAND
MAX WIND  45 KT...GUSTS  55 KT.
34 KT... 80NE  80SE  40SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/0600Z 26.5N  82.5W...OVER WATER
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
34 KT... 80NE  80SE  40SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/0600Z 27.5N  84.0W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 30NE  30SE  10SW  30NW.
34 KT... 80NE  80SE  40SW  60NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 250 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 325 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/0600Z 29.5N  85.0W
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 30/0600Z 33.0N  83.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 26.2N  78.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 25/1500Z
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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