Tropical Storm Melissa Public Advisory Number 12

By | October 14, 2019

Issued at 500 AM AST Mon Oct 14 2019


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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Melissa Advisory Number  12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142019
500 AM AST Mon Oct 14 2019

...MELISSA STILL A TROPICAL STORM BUT EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN A
DAY OR SO...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...40.7N 54.0W
ABOUT 415 MI...670 KM S OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 75 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...31 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 Melissa was
located near latitude 40.7 North, longitude 54.0 West.  Melissa is
moving toward the east-northeast near 20 mph (31 km/h).  A faster
east-northeast or east motion is expected later today and Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is expected, and Melissa is forecast to become a
post-tropical remnant low later today and dissipate in a day or so.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Melissa are gradually subsiding along
much of the U.S. east coast, portions of the Bahamas, Bermuda, and
Atlantic Canada.  Please consult products from your local weather
office for more information.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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