Hurricane Earl Public Advisory Number 20A

By | September 7, 2022

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WTNT31 KNHC 072354
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Hurricane Earl Intermediate Advisory Number 20A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062022
800 PM AST Wed Sep 07 2022

...NOAA HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND THAT EARL IS STRENGTHENING...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.8N 65.5W
ABOUT 390 MI...625 KM S OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...971 MB...28.67 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Bermuda

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Bermuda

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible 
within the watch area, in this case beginning Thursday afternoon 
into Friday morning.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Hurricane Earl was located
near latitude 26.8 North, longitude 65.5 West. Earl is moving toward
the north near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the north-northeast
is expected overnight followed by a turn to the northeast during the 
day on Thursday with a gradual increase in forward speed.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Significant strengthening is forecast during the 
next couple of days, and Earl is expected to become a major 
hurricane tomorrow.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 150
miles (240 km).

The minimum central pressure reported by the NOAA Hurricane Hunter 
aircraft is 971 mb (28.67 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Key messages for Earl can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT1 and WMO header WTNT41 KNHC
and on the web at hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT1.shtml

WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected on Bermuda beginning
Thursday afternoon. Hurricane conditions are possible on Bermuda 
beginning Thursday afternoon.

RAINFALL:  Earl is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches (25 to 50 mm) across Bermuda through Friday.

SURF:  Swells generated by Earl are expected to reach Bermuda by
tonight and the U.S. east coast shortly thereafter. These swells are
likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions
through the weekend.  Please consult products from your local
weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Bucci/Pasch

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