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Tropical Storm IRENE


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TROPICAL STORM IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  35
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM AST SAT AUG 13 2005
 
...IRENE CONTINUES NORTHWESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...

AT 5 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH... LONGITUDE 68.6 WEST OR ABOUT 270
MILES... 435 KM... WEST-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 535 MILES...
860 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH ...17 KM/HR.  A
GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH A
SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE... AND IRENE COULD
BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES
...140 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT
RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM AST POSITION...30.1 N... 68.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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