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Irene No Threat To The Caribbean

Published on August 10, 2005 1:56 PM | Comments

Irene is clear of the Caribbean but could eventually make landfall on the U.S. coast:

TROPICAL DEPRESSION IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER 24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM AST WED AUG 10 2005

...IRENE GETTING A LITTLE BETTER ORGANIZED OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...

AT 11 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION IRENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 57.7 WEST OR ABOUT
810 MILES...1305 KM... SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 455 MILES...
730 KM...NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND
IRENE COULD REGAIN TROPICAL STORM STATUS LATER TODAY OR THURSDAY.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 AM AST POSITION...22.4 N... 57.7 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
AT 5 PM AST.



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