Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Alex Public Advisory


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WTNT31 KNHC 050553
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Tropical Storm Alex Intermediate Advisory Number 10A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL012022
200 AM EDT Sun Jun 05 2022

...DISTURBANCE FINALLY BECOMES TROPICAL STORM ALEX...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.6N 77.5W
ABOUT 165 MI...265 KM ENE OF FORT PIERCE FLORIDA
ABOUT 690 MI...1110 KM WSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...80 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.38 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

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

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case within 36-48 hours.

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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 AM EDT (0600 UTC), the newly formed tropical storm was 
centered near latitude 28.6 North, longitude 77.5 West. Alex is 
moving toward the northeast near 18 mph (30 km/h).  A continued 
northeast to east-northeast motion is expected during the next few 
days.  On the forecast track, the tropical storm is expected to move 
away from the northwestern Bahamas and move near or to the north of 
Bermuda on Monday. 

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (80 km/h) with 
higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible in the next 
day or so but gradual weakening is expected by early next week.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km)
east of the center.

The minimum central pressure recently indicated by the Air Force 
Reserve Hurricane Hunters was 995 mb (29.38 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.

RAINFALL: Heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Alex is expected to 
bring 2 to 3 inches or 50 to 75 mm of rain across Bermuda through 
Monday

WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are possible on Bermuda on Monday.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Papin/Blake



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