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Old July 16th, 2008, 03:42 AM
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Just an FYI - Bertha is the longest lived tropical system in July in recorded history.

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WTNT32 KNHC 160251
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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA ADVISORY NUMBER 52
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022008
1100 PM AST TUE JUL 15 2008

...BERTHA'S FORWARD MOTION SLOWING DOWN AGAIN...

AT 1100 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 36.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 61.6 WEST OR ABOUT 360
MILES...580 KM...NORTH-NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR. BERTHA
IS FORECAST TO TURN TOWARD THE EAST...THEN SOUTHEAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION...36.8 N...61.6 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 AM AST.

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FORECASTER BROWN
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