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Hurricane NATE


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HURRICANE NATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT THU SEP 08 2005

...HURRICANE NATE PASSING WELL SOUTH OF BERMUDA...
 
AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE HAS DISCONTINUED
THE HURRICANE WATCH FOR BERMUDA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA. THE WARNING
WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED LATER THIS MORNING.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE NATE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 30.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 64.6 WEST OR ABOUT 145 MILES...
235 KM... SOUTH OF BERMUDA.
 
NATE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH...15 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION...WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED...
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. NATE IS
CURRENTLY MAKING ITS CLOSEST APPROACH TO BERMUDA...AND WILL
GRADUALLY MOVE FARTHER AWAY FROM THE ISLAND LATER TODAY DAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS MEASURED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT
RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT ARE NEAR  85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. NATE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.
LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH 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. A WIND GUST TO 43 MPH WAS RECENTLY REPORTED
ON BERMUDA.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT WAS  982 MB...29.00 INCHES.
 
NATE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
INCHES IN BERMUDA.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...ALONG WITH
LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...ARE POSSIBLE IN BERMUDA.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM EDT POSITION...30.2 N... 64.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 85 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 982 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 8 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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