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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Fwd: TSR Storm Alert - Hurricane BILL

Long range forecast for Hurricane Bill striking Bermuda in about 4 days.

Storm Alert issued at 18 Aug, 2009 9:00 GMT
Hurricane BILL is forecast to strike land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):
Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 10% in about 117 hours
        probability for TS is 25% in about 93 hours
Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Hamilton (32.3 N, 64.8 W)
        probability for CAT 1 or above is 10% in about 117 hours
        probability for TS is 25% in about 93 hours

Note that
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    CAT 1 means Hurricane strength winds of at least 74 mph, 119 km/h or 64 knots 1-min sustained.
    TS means Tropical Storm strength winds of at least 39 mph, 63 km/h or 34 knots 1-min sustained.

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This alert is provided by Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) which is sponsored by UCL, Aon Benfield, Royal & SunAlliance, Crawford & Company and Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre. TSR acknowledges the support of the UK Met Office.


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