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Hurricane IGOR


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HURRICANE IGOR ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL112010
1100 PM AST SAT SEP 11 2010
 
...IGOR STRENGTHENS INTO A HURRICANE...THE FOURTH OF THE SEASON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.7N 42.5W
ABOUT 1230 MI...1975 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
ABOUT 1275 MI...2050 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.29 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGOR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 42.5 WEST. IGOR IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION
WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  IGOR IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND
IGOR COULD REACH MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY LATE MONDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 992 MB...29.29 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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