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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM AST TUE JUL 26 2005
 
...FRANKLIN MOVING VERY SLOWLY NEAR BERMUDA...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA... PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 5 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH... LONGITUDE 68.0 WEST OR ABOUT
200 MILES... 320 KM... WEST-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.
 
FRANKLIN IS MOVING ERRATICALLY TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR  5
MPH... 7 KM/HR.  A SLOW AND SOMETIMES ERRATIC MOTION IN A GENERAL
NORTHWARD DIRECTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH... 65 KM/HR... WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES... 220
KM... MAINLY TO THE EAST FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN BERMUDA DURING THE
NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM AST POSITION...31.3 N... 68.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 8 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 AM
AST.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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