Tropical Storm Karen Public Advisory Number 21

By | September 27, 2019

Issued at 500 AM AST Fri Sep 27 2019


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WTNT32 KNHC 270846
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Karen Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122019
500 AM AST Fri Sep 27 2019

...KAREN HOLDING ON TO TROPICAL STORM STATUS FOR NOW...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW BY SATURDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.3N 61.2W
ABOUT 350 MI...565 KM SE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Karen was
located near latitude 28.3 North, longitude 61.2 West. Karen is
moving toward the northeast near 8 mph (13 km/h). This general
motion is forecast to continue this morning, but Karen is forecast
to become nearly stationary by tonight or early Saturday. A
westward motion is then anticipated by the end of the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Karen is forecast to degenerate into a remnant low by Saturday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Zelinsky


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