SEVERE WEATHER ALERT:

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Beryl Getting Stronger

Tropical storm watch issued for southeastern Massachusetts
(Jacksonville, FL) At 5:00 PM the center of Tropical Storm Beryl was located near latitude 36.3 north...longitude 73.5 west or about 135 miles northeast of Cape Hatteras North Carolina and about 390 miles south-southwest of Nantucket Massachusetts. Beryl is moving toward the north near 8 mph. This general motion is forecast to continue tonight... with a gradual turn toward the north-northeast expected on Thursday. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible during the next 12 to 24 hours. Minimum central pressure...1002 mb.

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