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Old 4th September 2018, 20:20
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Florence Advisory Number 21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
1100 AM AST Tue Sep 04 2018

...FLORENCE BECOMES THE THIRD HURRICANE OF THE ATLANTIC SEASON...
...NO THREAT TO LAND THROUGH THE WEEKEND...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.7N 42.5W
ABOUT 1240 MI...2000 KM WNW OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
ABOUT 1270 MI...2045 KM ENE OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.24 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 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Florence was
located near latitude 19.7 North, longitude 42.5 West. Florence is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
motion is expected to continue through Wednesday. A slower
northwestward motion is forecast to begin Thursday and continue
through the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected through
tonight, but weakening is forecast to begin on Wednesday and
continue through Friday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105
miles (165 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb (29.24 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.





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