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2015 Hurricane Season

PostPosted: 21 Aug 2015, 14:57
by KI4DFC
The latest from the tropics.

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BULLETIN
HURRICANE DANNY ADVISORY NUMBER 13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042015
1100 AM AST FRI AUG 21 2015

...DANNY STRENGTHENS INTO A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.0N 48.2W
ABOUT 930 MI...1495 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...976 MB...28.82 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of
Danny.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Danny was located
near latitude 14.0 North, longitude 48.2 West. Danny is moving
toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this motion is
expected to continue through tonight. A turn toward the west is
expected on Saturday or Saturday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph (165 km/h)
with higher gusts. Danny is about to encounter a less conducive
environment, and weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours. A
NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to investigate Danny
late this afternoon.

Danny remains a tiny hurricane. Hurricane force winds extend
outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical storm
force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 976 mb (28.82 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.