Hurricane Dorian now a category 2 storm

dorian

BULLETIN

Hurricane Dorian Advisory Number 24

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052019

500 AM AST Fri Aug 30 2019

...DORIAN FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE LATER TODAY...

...HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS...

SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

----------------------------------------------

LOCATION...23.8N 69.1W

ABOUT 260 MI...420 KM ENE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS

ABOUT 530 MI...850 KM E OF THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

--------------------

CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The government of the Bahamas has issued a Hurricane Watch for the

northwestern Bahamas.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...

* Northwestern Bahamas

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible

within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours

before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force

winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or

dangerous.

Interests in southern and central Florida should monitor the

progress of Dorian.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products

issued by your national meteorological service.

Dorian

title

Content Goes Here