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Tropical Storm LEE


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TROPICAL STORM LEE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST WED AUG 31 2005

...TROPICAL STORM LEE...THE 12TH NAMED STORM OF THE SEASON...FORMS
BETWEEN BERMUDA AND THE AZORES...POSES NO THREAT TO LAND...
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LEE WAS ESTIMATED
NEAR LATITUDE 30.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  49.7 WEST OR ABOUT 900
MILES...1445 KM...EAST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 1390 MILES...2240
KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE AZORES.
 
LEE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR. A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...30.5 N... 49.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...
40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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