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Tropical Storm FRANKLIN


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TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  22A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM AST TUE JUL 26 2005
 
...FRANKLIN NEARLY STATIONARY AGAIN WEST OF BERMUDA...EXPECTED TO
BEGIN MOTION TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTH-NORTHEAST...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 8 PM AST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.3 NORTH... LONGITUDE 68.4 WEST OR ABOUT
215 MILES... 345 KM... WEST OF BERMUDA.
 
FRANKLIN HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY FOR THE PAST FEW HOURS.  A SLOW
AND ERRATIC DRIFT TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES
...165 KM...MAINLY EAST THROUGH SOUTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN BERMUDA DURING THE
NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM AST POSITION...32.3 N... 68.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NEARLY STATIONARY.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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