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Tropical Storm Gabrielle: Tuesday 11pm Update

...GABRIELLE SLOWS AS IT NEARS BERMUDA...
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.0N 65.0W
ABOUT 25 MI...40 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.0 WEST.
GABRIELLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H.  A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...
GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR OR JUST WEST OF BERMUDA
OVERNIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS. 

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER. L.F. WADE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON BERMUDA RECENTLY
REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 40 MPH...65 KM/H.  AN ELEVATED STATION
AT COMMISSIONERS POINT ON BERMUDA RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED
WIND OF 52 MPH...83 KM/H.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ON BERMUDA INTO
WEDNESDAY.

RAINFALL...GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
2 TO 4 INCHES OVER BERMUDA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 6
INCHES POSSIBLE.

STORM SURGE...A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
IS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA. IN ADDITION...ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE TO AFFECT BERMUDA THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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