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Tropical Storm Alex Public Advisory


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WTNT31 KNHC 052353
TCPAT1

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Alex Intermediate Advisory Number 13A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL012022
800 PM EDT Sun Jun 05 2022

...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING ALEX AS THE STORM 
MOVES QUICKLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD BERMUDA...
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA STARTING LATER 
TONIGHT AND MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.9N 70.3W
ABOUT 325 MI...520 KM W OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 26 MPH...43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.18 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Bermuda

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Alex was
located near latitude 31.9 North, longitude 70.3 West. Alex is
moving toward the east-northeast near 26 mph (43 km/h). A fast
motion toward the east-northeast is expected through Monday,
followed by an eastward motion at a slower forward speed on Tuesday.
On the forecast track, the center of the tropical storm is expected
to pass near or just north of Bermuda on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little change in strength is expected through tonight. After
that, Alex is forecast to weaken, and the system is expected to
become an extratropical low by Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km)
mainly to the east of the center.  NOAA buoy 41048 has recently 
reported sustained winds of 54 mph (87 km/h) and a wind gust of 
64 mph (104 km/h).

The minimum central pressure estimated from data from NOAA buoy 
41048 an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is 988 mb 
(29.18 inches).  Buoy 41048 located just east of the center has 
recently reported a pressure of 992 mb (29.28 inches). 


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Key messages for Tropical Storm Alex can be found in the Tropical
Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT1, WMO header WTNT41
KNHC, and on the web at
hurricanes.gov/graphics_at1.shtml?key_messages.

WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected on the island of
Bermuda beginning late tonight or on Monday morning. 

RAINFALL: Heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Alex is expected to
bring 1 to 2 inches or 25 to 50 mm of rain across Bermuda tonight 
into Monday.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Brown



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