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Hurricane RITA


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TROPICAL STORM RITA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  29
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL182005
2100Z SAT SEP 24 2005
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFECT FROM HIGH ISLAND TEXAS
TO MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 32.1N  94.0W AT 24/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT  10 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  980 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  45 KT WITH GUSTS TO  55 KT.
34 KT....... 40NE 140SE  50SW  50NW.
12 FT SEAS..  0NE 175SE   0SW   0NW.
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 32.1N  94.0W AT 24/2100Z
AT 24/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 31.6N  94.0W
 
FORECAST VALID 25/0600Z 33.5N  93.8W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1800Z 35.0N  93.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0600Z 35.0N  91.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/1800Z 35.0N  90.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/1800Z 34.5N  89.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 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 28/1800Z 34.5N  89.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/1800Z 34.5N  89.0W...DISSIPATING
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 32.1N  94.0W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 25/0300Z
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
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