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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER 50

Published on July 15, 2008 12:58 PM | Comments

TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER 50 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022008 1100 AM AST TUE JUL 15 2008

...LONG-LIVED BERTHA TO HANG AROUND FOR A FEW MORE DAYS...

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 35.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.7 WEST OR ABOUT 260 MILES...415 KM...NORTH-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR. BERTHA IS FORECAST TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR EAST-NORTHEAST LATER TODAY...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE EAST OR EAST-SOUTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. BERTHA COULD BECOME A HURRICANE AGAIN LATER TODAY OR TOMORROW.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...35.6 N...62.7 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM AST.



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