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5am Update on Tropical Storm Gabrielle

Tropical Storm Gabrielle Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Gabrielle Forecast Track (NHC)

Gabrielle Weakens While Moving Away From Bermuda... Tropical Storm Conditions To Continue Through This Morning.

 

 

Summary Of 500 Am Ast...0900 Utc...Information

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Location...32.5n 65.7w

About 55 Mi...85 Km Wnw Of Bermuda

Maximum Sustained Winds...50 Mph...85 Km/H

Present Movement...Nw Or 325 Degrees At 8 Mph...13 Km/H

Minimum Central Pressure...1008 Mb...29.77 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 500 Am Ast...0900 Utc...The Center Of Tropical Storm Gabrielle

Was Located Near Latitude 32.5 North...Longitude 65.7 West.

Gabrielle Is Moving Toward The Northwest Near 8 Mph...13 Km/H...And

This General Motion Is Expected To Continue With A Decrease In

Forward Speed Today And Tonight.  A Gradual Turn Toward The North

Is Expected Thursday And Thursday Night.

 

Reports From An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter Aircraft And

Satellite Wind Data Indicate That Maximum Sustained Winds Have

Decreased To Near 50 Mph...85 Km/H...With Higher Gusts.  Additional

Weakening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours.

 

Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 115 Miles...185 Km

Mainly To The Northeast Of The Center.  An Elevated Station At

Commissioners Point On Bermuda Recently Reported A Wind Gust Of

47 Mph...76 Km/H.

 

The Minimum Central Pressure Recently Reported By The Hurricane

Hunter Aircraft Is 1008 Mb...29.77 Inches.

 

 

Hazards Affecting Land

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Wind...Tropical Storm Conditions Will Continue On Bermuda Through

This Morning.

 

Rainfall...Gabrielle Is Expected To Produce Additional Rainfall

Amounts Of 1 To 3 Inches Over Bermuda.

 

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 Today.

 

 

Next Advisory

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Next Intermediate Advisory...800 Am Ast.

Next Complete Advisory...1100 Am Ast.

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