Tropical Storm Chris Tuesday Evening Advisory

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

TROPICAL STORM CHRIS ADVISORY NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032012
500 PM EDT TUE JUN 19 2012

...ANOTHER HIGH-LATITUDE TROPICAL STORM FORMS...NO THREAT TO LAND...

SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...39.3N 57.7W
ABOUT 560 MI...905 KM SSW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 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 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THE NON-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE AREA
LOCATED WELL SOUTHEAST OF THE CANADIAN MARITIMES HAS ACQUIRED
TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS.

AT 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHRIS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 39.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 57.7 WEST. CHRIS IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H. AN EASTWARD MOTION
WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST...THEN NORTH IS EXPECTED
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS. CHRIS IS FORECAST TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

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...1100 PM EDT.


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