Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Fiona Update Statement


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WTNT62 KNHC 190735
TCUAT2

Hurricane Fiona Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL072022
335 AM AST Mon Sep 19 2022

...FIONA MAKES LANDFALL IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...

NWS Doppler radar data indicate that the eye of Hurricane Fiona has 
made landfall along the coast of the Dominican Republic near Boca de 
Yuma at 330 AM AST...0730 UTC. Maximum sustained winds at landfall 
were estimated to be 90 mph (150 km/h). The Punta Cana International 
Airport recently reported a sustained wind of 51 mph (81 km/h) and a 
gust of 79 mph (128 km/h).


SUMMARY OF 330 AM AST...0730 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.4N 68.5W
ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM SSW OF PUNTA CANA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...977 MB...28.85 INCHES

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Forecaster Reinhart/Papin




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