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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN ADVISORY NUMBER  29
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST THU JUL 28 2005

...FRANKLIN MOVING OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC...
...MAINLY A THREAT TO SHIPPING INTERESTS...
 
AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 36.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 69.0 WEST OR ABOUT
360 MILES... 580 KM... NORTHWEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 645
MILES...1040 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.
 
FRANKLIN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH
...17 KM/HR.  A TURN TO THE NORTHEAST WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 12 TO
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES
...140 KM...MAINLY EAST THROUGH SOUTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...36.2 N... 69.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 50 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 5 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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