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Tropical Storm Arlene


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Tropical Storm Arlene Advisory Number   6
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL012017
500 PM AST Thu Apr 20 2017

...RARE APRIL TROPICAL STORM FORMS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC...
...STILL EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE ON FRIDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...37.7N 42.0W
ABOUT 815 MI...1315 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 25 MPH...41 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.33 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Arlene was
located near latitude 37.7 North, longitude 42.0 West. Arlene is
moving toward the west-northwest near 25 mph (41 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue until dissipation on Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Arlene is forecast to become absorbed by a large extratropical low
and dissipate on Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb (29.33 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Avila

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