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Hurricane KATRINA


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HURRICANE KATRINA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL122005
2100Z SUN AUG 28 2005
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF COAST
FROM MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA EASTWARD TO THE ALABAMA/FLORIDA
BORDER...INCLUDING THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN.
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE COMPLETED THIS
EVENING.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH ARE IN EFFECT FROM
EAST OF THE ALABAMA/FLORIDA BORDER TO DESTIN FLORIDA...AND FROM
WEST OF MORGAN CITY TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM DESTIN FLORIDA
EASTWARD TO INDIAN PASS FLORIDA...AND FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA WESTWARD TO CAMERON LOUISIANA.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.9N  89.0W AT 28/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  10 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 315 DEGREES AT  11 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  902 MB
EYE DIAMETER  25 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 145 KT WITH GUSTS TO 175 KT.
64 KT....... 90NE  90SE  50SW  90NW.
50 KT.......120NE 120SE  75SW 120NW.
34 KT.......200NE 180SE 125SW 180NW.
12 FT SEAS..300NE 300SE 270SW 240NW.
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 26.9N  89.0W AT 28/2100Z
AT 28/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.4N  88.7W
 
FORECAST VALID 29/0600Z 28.3N  89.8W
MAX WIND 145 KT...GUSTS 175 KT.
64 KT... 90NE  90SE  50SW  90NW.
50 KT...120NE 120SE  75SW 120NW.
34 KT...200NE 180SE 125SW 180NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 29/1800Z 30.6N  89.9W...INLAND
MAX WIND 130 KT...GUSTS 160 KT.
64 KT... 75NE  90SE  40SW  60NW.
50 KT... 90NE 120SE  60SW  90NW.
34 KT...150NE 180SE 100SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/0600Z 33.4N  89.2W...INLAND
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 60NE  60SE  40SW  60NW.
34 KT...100NE 100SE  75SW 100NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/1800Z 36.0N  87.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT... 40NE  40SE  40SW  40NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/1800Z 41.0N  81.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
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 01/1800Z 48.0N  72.5W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.

OUTLOOK VALID 02/1800Z...ABSORBED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 26.9N  89.0W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 29/0300Z
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
 
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