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Old 5th September 2018, 07:47
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Florence Advisory Number 23
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
1100 PM AST Tue Sep 04 2018

...FLORENCE NOW A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.7N 43.9W
ABOUT 1260 MI...2030 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1515 MI...2440 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...976 MB...28.82 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 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Florence was
located near latitude 20.7 North, longitude 43.9 West. Florence is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday night. A
northwestward motion is expected to begin by Thursday with
Florence's forward speed decreasing by the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 mph (155 km/h)
with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening could occur
overnight, but a slow weakening trend 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 976 mb (28.82 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.





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