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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN ADVISORY NUMBER  33
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST FRI JUL 29 2005

...FRANKLIN EXPECTED TO BECOME EXTRATROPICAL OVER THE COOL WATERS OF
THE NORTH ATLANTIC...
 
GALE AND STORM FORCE WIND WARNINGS... ISSUED BY THE METEOROLOGICAL
SERVICE OF CANADA... ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE SLOPE WATERS SOUTH OF
NOVA SCOTIA AND THE GRAND BANKS SOUTH OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 41.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  61.8 WEST OR ABOUT 
240 MILES... 385 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
AND ABOUT  565 MILES... 910 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE
NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
FRANKLIN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 22 MPH...35 KM/HR...AND
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. FRANKLIN IS FORECAST TO BECOME EXTRATROPICAL LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES ...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEASTERN
NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH FRANKLIN. 

REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...41.4 N... 61.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 22 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 AVILA
 
 
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