September 17, 2019
Issued at 1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019
WTNT34 KNHC 180255
Hurricane Humberto Advisory Number 22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1100 PM EDT Tue Sep 17 2019
...HUMBERTO EXPECTED TO BRING STRONG WINDS TO BERMUDA BY LATE
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 370 MI...595 KM W OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 75 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...951 MB...28.09 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 PM EDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Humberto was
located near latitude 31.3 North, longitude 71.0 West. Humberto is
moving toward the east-northeast near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion with a gradual increase in forward speed is expected
through early Thursday, followed by a northeastward to
north-northeastward motion through Friday. On the forecast track,
the center of Humberto is expected to pass just to the northwest and
north of Bermuda Wednesday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher
gusts. Humberto is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.
Some fluctuations in intensity are likely
during the next day or so, but Humberto should remain a powerful
hurricane through early Thursday. A steady weakening trend should
begin later on Thursday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles
The estimated minimum central pressure is 951 mb (28.09 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Hurricane conditions are expected to reach Bermuda by
Wednesday night and continue into early Thursday morning. Winds
are expected to first reach tropical-storm strength by Wednesday
afternoon, making outside preparations difficult or dangerous.
Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to
RAINFALL: Humberto may bring periods of heavy rain to Bermuda
through Thursday, with rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with
maximum amounts of 6 inches expected.
SURF: Large swells generated by Humberto will increase along the
coast of Bermuda by Wednesday. Dangerous breaking waves, especially
along south-facing beaches, will be possible Wednesday night into
Thursday, and could cause coastal flooding.
Swells will continue to affect the northwestern Bahamas and the
southeastern coast of the United States from east-central Florida to
North Carolina during the next couple of days.
These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip current
conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office
and the Bermuda Weather Service.
STORM SURGE: Storm surge and breaking waves could raise water
levels by 1 to 3 feet above normal tide levels along the immediate
southern coast of Bermuda.
Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM EDT.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.
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