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Hurricane Dennis Update 6 Jul 2005

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WTNT64 KNHC 062148
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HURRICANE DENNIS TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
547 PM EDT WED JUL 06 2005
...AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INDICATES THAT TROPICAL STORM DENNIS HAS REACHED HURRICANE STRENGTH...

SHORTLY BEFORE 527 PM EDT...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT MEASURED A FLIGHT-LEVEL WIND OF 79 KT IN THE NORTHEAST QUADRANT ON THEIR OUTBOUND LEG...WHICH EQUATES TO A SURFACE WIND OF ABOUT 71 KT.

A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 985 MB WAS ALSO MEASURED. BASED ON THIS INFORMATION...DENNIS IS BEING UPGRADED TO A HURRICANE AND A SPECIAL ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED AT 6 PM EDT.

FORECASTER STEWART