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Tropical Storm LESLIE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM LESLIE ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL122012
1100 PM EDT THU AUG 30 2012
 
...LESLIE CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE OPEN TROPICAL
ATLANTIC...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...14.7N 46.8W
ABOUT 1010 MI...1625 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LESLIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 46.8 WEST. LESLIE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 18 MPH. A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-
NORTHWEST WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...LESLIE IS EXPECTED
TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...AND LESLIE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY FRIDAY
NIGHT.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES. 
NOAA BUOY 41041 RECENTLY REPORTED A PRESSURE OF 1004.1 MB...29.65
INCHES...AS THE CENTER PASSED TO THE NORTH.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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