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Tropical Storm KATIA


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TROPICAL STORM KATIA ADVISORY NUMBER  23
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122011
500 PM AST SAT SEP 03 2011
 
...KATIA SPARRING WITH STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS...KNOCKED DOWN TO A
TROPICAL STORM FOR THE SECOND TIME...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.9N 56.8W
ABOUT 430 MI...690 KM ENE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.32 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 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KATIA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 56.8 WEST.  KATIA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE POSSIBLE
OVER THE NEXT DAY OR SO...AND KATIA COULD RE-STRENGTHEN BACK TO A
HURRICANE AT ANY TIME.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY KATIA ARE AFFECTING THE LESSER ANTILLES
AND COULD BEGIN TO AFFECT BERMUDA BY TONIGHT OR SUNDAY.  THESE
SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT
CONDITIONS. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 
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