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Hurricane IRENE


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HURRICANE IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  46
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST MON AUG 15 2005
 
...IRENE MAINTAINS ITS STRENGTH AS IT TURNS EASTWARD...

AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 36.6 NORTH... LONGITUDE 64.4 WEST OR ABOUT 910
MILES...1460 KM... SOUTHWEST OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR.  A RETURN TO
A EAST-NORTHEAST TRACK IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES... 35 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 115 MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...36.6 N... 64.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 90 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 980 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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