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Tropical Storm PHILIPPE


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TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM EDT SUN SEP 18 2005
 
...PHILIPPE STRENGTHENING EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES BUT MOVING
NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...

INTERESTS IN THE LESSER ANTILLES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
PHILIPPE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 55.7 WEST OR ABOUT
425 MILES... 685 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
PHILIPPE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  7 MPH
...11 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND PHILIPPE COULD BECOME A
HURRICANE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
... 75 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...15.2 N... 55.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 50 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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