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Old 3rd September 2018, 22:13
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Florence Advisory Number 18
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
500 PM AST Mon Sep 03 2018

...FLORENCE JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 39.8W
ABOUT 1055 MI...1700 KM WNW OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
ABOUT 1435 MI...2310 KM ENE OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 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 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Florence was
located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 39.8 West. Florence is
moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h). A slightly slower
west-northwestward motion is expected during the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected through
tonight, but some weakening is forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.





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