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Old 2nd September 2018, 15:02
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Florence Advisory Number 12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
500 AM AST Sun Sep 02 2018

...FLORENCE GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.5N 31.4W
ABOUT 480 MI...770 KM WNW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Florence was
located near latitude 16.5 North, longitude 31.4 West. Florence is
moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). A westward
to west-northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected
for the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with
higher gusts. Additional slow strengthening is possible today or
tomorrow, but little overall change in strength is expected through
Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb (29.50 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.





https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graph...png/025552.png
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