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Old 6th September 2018, 08:11
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Florence Advisory Number 27
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
1100 PM AST Wed Sep 05 2018

...FLORENCE SHOULD REMAIN A POWERFUL HURRICANE FOR SEVERAL MORE
DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.4N 47.2W
ABOUT 1085 MI...1750 KM ENE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1235 MI...1990 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...956 MB...28.23 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 23.4 North, longitude 47.2 West. Florence is
moving toward the northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue through Thursday. A turn toward the
west-northwest with a decrease in forward speed is forecast to begin
Thursday night, followed by a turn toward the west by the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 125 mph (205 km/h)
with higher gusts. Florence is a category 3 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some gradual weakening is
forecast during the next 48 hours, with restrengthening possible
over the weekend.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 956 mb (28.23 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells generated by Florence will begin to affect Bermuda on
Friday. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and
rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local
weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.





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