Wednesday, September 14, 2016

NWS Tropical Storm IAN (continues to pose no threat to land




BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM IAN ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL102016
500 AM AST WED SEP 14 2016

...IAN MOVING NORTHWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.3N 53.0W
ABOUT 730 MI...1175 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 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 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ian was
located near latitude 29.3 North, longitude 53.0 West. Ian is moving
toward the north near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this general motion is
expected to continue through tonight.  A turn to the northeast with
a significant increase in forward speed is forecast to occur on
Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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