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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2005

...FRANKLIN MOVING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.9 NORTH... LONGITUDE 74.3 WEST OR ABOUT
295 MILES... 475 KM... NORTHEAST OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND AND ABOUT
585 MILES... 945 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.
 
FRANKLIN IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH...15 KM/HR
...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WHILE SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS...FRANKLIN COULD STILL BECOME A HURRICANE LATER
TONIGHT OR ON SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  80 MILES
...130 KM...MAINLY EAST THROUGH SOUTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT POSITION...29.9 N... 74.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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