Sunday, July 10, 2005

HURR Dennis Public Advisory 26 - 4 p.m. CDT

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HURRICANE DENNIS ADVISORY NUMBER 26
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 PM CDT SUN JUL 10 2005

...DENNIS MAKES LANDFALL NEAR PENSACOLA AS A CATEGORY THREE
HURRICANE...

AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA HAS BEEN ADJUSTED
AND NOW EXTENDS FROM THE ALABAMA/MISSISSIPPI BORDER TO DESTIN
FLORIDA.

THE TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE ALSO BEEN ADJUSTED...AND NOW EXTEND
FROM THE PEARL RIVER TO THE ALABAMA/MISSISSIPPI BORDER AND FROM
EAST OF DESTIN TO LONGBOAT KEY FLORIDA.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE DENNIS WAS LOCATED
INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 30.8 NORTH... LONGITUDE 87.2 WEST OR ABOUT 20
MILES NORTH OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.

DENNIS IS MOVING JUST WEST OF DUE NORTH NEAR 21 MPH. A GENERAL
NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD TRACK WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 105 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. DENNIS
IS NOW A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. DENNIS
IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM OVERNIGHT.

A FLORIDA COASTAL MONITORING PROGRAM TOWER...ON THE COAST NEAR
NAVARRE BEACH FLORIDA...REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 99 MPH...WITH
GUSTS TO 121 MPH...NEAR THE TIME OF LANDFALL.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES FROM THE
CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 230 MILES...MAINLY TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 950 MB...28.05 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 10 TO 15 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...IS LIKELY
STILL OCCURRING NEAR AND JUST TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER OF
DENNIS MADE LANDFALL. A STORM SURGE OF 4 TO 6 FEET IS LIKELY STILL
OCCURRING ELSEWHERE TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

DENNIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8
INCHES ALONG AND NEAR THE TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES INTO
THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM
RAINFALL AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH
DENNIS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY OVER CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN ALABAMA...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN GEORGIA...AND NORTH CENTRAL
AND NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA.

REPEATING THE 4 PM CDT POSITION...30.8 N... 87.2 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 21 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...105 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 950 MB.

INTERMEDIATE ADVISORIES WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 6 PM CDT AND 8 PM CDT FOLLOWED
BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 PM CDT.

FORECASTER FRANKLIN

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