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6 Am News Items on Hurricane Humberto and Tropical Storm Jerry
By Bahamas Department Of Meteorology
Sep 19, 2019 - 6:25:25 AM

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  NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE HUMBERTO ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6:00 AM THURSDAY 19TH, SEPTEMBER 2019

… HUMBERTO STILL A CATEGORY 3 HURRICANE BUT EXPECTED TO WEAKEN SOON…

AT 5:00 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HUMBERTO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 35.2°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 62.2° WEST OR ABOUT 250 MILES NORTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

HUMBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 22 MILES PER HOUR. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF HUMBERTO WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY FROM BERMUDA.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 125 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THE HURRICANE SHOULD START TO WEAKEN TODAY AND IT IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BY FRIDAY.

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT NOON.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE

ISSUED: 19/09/2019 @ 5: 05 AM (0905UTC)

 

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM JERRY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6:00 AM THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2019

…JERRY NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH …

AT 5:00 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JERRY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.0°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 53.2° WEST OR ABOUT 575 MILES EAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

JERRY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MILES PER HOUR. ON THIS FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF JERRY WILL BE NEAR OR NORTH OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS FRIDAY AND PASS NORTH OF PUERTO RICO ON SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS. JERRY IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY, WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH ANTICIPATED ON FRIDAY OR SATURDAY.

 

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT NOON.

PREPARED BY DUTY FORECASTER:  IAN V. MCKENZIE

ISSUED: 19/09/2019 @ 5:12 AM (0912UTC)

 

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