|5-Day Forecast Cone for TS Shary (Credit: NOAA NHC)|
Shary is 18th Named Storm in Atlantic
Becomes a Category ONE Hurricane
1100 AM AST SAT OCT 30 2010 ...SHARY RACING NORTHEASTWARD...EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO A POST-TROPICAL STORM BY TONIGHT...
The busy Atlantic Hurricane season continues with the eighteenth named storm, Shary. Tropical storm warnings are posted for Bermuda as the storm will be passing there later today (Friday). Several inches of rain are forecast at this time. So far, no cruise ship itineraries have been affected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and advise you of any changes.
Updates from the Islands -- - Bermuda - -
Locals from the Islands of Bermuda are providing updates (link above) on the storm complete with pictures.
NHC issuing advisories on Hurricane TOMAS and Hurricane SHARY
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT FOR... * BERMUDA
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
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.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
Discussion & Outlook
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION (30 Oct) LOCATION...35.9N 55.6W ABOUT 580 MI...935 KM ENE OF BERMUDA ABOUT 755 MI...1220 KM S OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/HR PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 40 MPH...65 KM/HR MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 INCHES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SHARY IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO COMMENCE SOON...AND SHARY WILL LIKELY LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS BY TONIGHT. HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 10 MILES...20 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.
No advisories have been posted at this time - watch for updates. Check with your cruise line directly if you are scheduled to be in Bermuda today.
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