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July 14, 2005

Hurricane Emily reaches Category 3 - updates

The latest NHC advisory lists Hurricane Emily at 115 mph and 968 mb. This makes Emily a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Emily has also picked up speed and is cruising WNW at 21 mph. This track will tack Emily over increasingly energetic water so additional strengthening is forecast. Emily has also formed a small and tight core with a clear eye as seen below. Hurricane Watches have recently been posted for Jamaica and Emily looks to continue towards the Yucatan.

UPDATE: The 8PM AST advisory maintains winds at 115 mph. Pressure is down to 962 mb.
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