Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Weather Statements

000 
URNT12 KNHC 052146
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE   AL122013
A. 05/21:26:20Z
B. 27 deg 51 min N
  091 deg 47 min W
C. 925 mb 755 m
D. 29 kt
E. 080 deg 23 nm
F. 155 deg 25 kt
G. 075 deg 66 nm
H. EXTRAP 1007 mb
I. 21 C / 914 m
J. 23 C / 914 m
K. 22 C / NA
L. NA
M. NA
N. 134 / 9
O. 0.02 / 3 nm
P. AF300 1212A KAREN              OB 14
MAX FL WIND 32 KT 098/73 18:35:00Z
SLP EXTRAP FROM 925 MB
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Hurricane Resources

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