Friday, August 12, 2005

TS IRENE Public Advisory 34 - 11 p.m. AST

WTNT34 KNHC 130252
TCPAT4
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER 34
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST FRI AUG 12 2005

...IRENE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AWAY FROM BERMUDA...

AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 68.3 WEST OR ABOUT
300 MILES... 480 KM... SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 590 MILES...
950 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.

IRENE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR. A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND
IRENE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE ON SATURDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES
...140 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 991 MB...29.26 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...29.2 N... 68.3 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 991 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
AT 5 AM AST.

FORECASTER STEWART

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