Maria Racing Westward Across The Tropical Atlantic

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September 07, 2011

000 WTNT34 KNHC 072040 TCPAT4

BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 5 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011 500 PM AST WED SEP 07 2011

...MARIA RACING WESTWARD ACROSS THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC...NO SIGNIFICANT STRENGTHENING ANTICIPATED...

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...13.2N 44.2W ABOUT 1205 MI...1935 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 44.2 WEST. MARIA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/H...AND THIS RAPID MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED THEREAFTER.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST. AN AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE IS SCHEDULED TO REACH MARIA LATE THURSDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY

------------- NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.

News date : 09/07/2011    Category : Press Releases, Weather

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