Saturday, August 22, 2015

NWS: Hurricane DANNY Public Advisory


BULLETIN
HURRICANE DANNY ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042015
500 AM AST SAT AUG 22 2015

...DANNY WEAKENS A LITTLE MORE...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.2N 50.8W
ABOUT 740 MI...1195 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES


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

Interests in the Leeward Islands and the Virgin Islands should
monitor the progress of Danny.  Tropical storm watches will likely
be required for portions of the Leeward Islands and the Virgin
Islands later today.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Danny was located
near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 50.8 West. Danny is moving
toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A turn to the
west with an increase in forward speed is expected later today.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 100 mph (155 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional weakening is forecast during the
next 48 hours, and Danny is expected to become a tropical storm on
Sunday as it approaches the Leeward Islands.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles
(95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb (29.00 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.

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