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Tropical Storm Nate

Published on September 6, 2005 9:19 AM | Comments

TS Nate looks like it could be a problem for Bermuda. The Caribbean is quiet, and Maria is well off in the Atlantic:

TROPICAL STORM NATE ADVISORY NUMBER 3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT TUE SEP 06 2005

...NATE GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED AS IT MEANDERS SOUTH OF BERMUDA...

AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM NATE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.6 NORTH... LONGITUDE 66.6 WEST OR ABOUT 275
MILES... 445 KM... SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.

NATE IS MEANDERING SLOWLY TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 2 MPH... 4 KM/HR.
STEERING CURRENTS ARE WEAK AND SOME ERRATIC MOTION IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...BUT THE GENERAL MOTION SHOULD BE A SLOW
WESTWARD DRIFT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND NATE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY LATE WEDNESDAY.

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

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

REPEATING THE 5 AM EDT POSITION...28.6 N... 66.6 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 2 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
AT 11 AM EDT.



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