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Tropical Storm GERT (Text)


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Tropical Storm Gert Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL082017
500 PM EDT Sun Aug 13 2017

...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS TO TROPICAL STORM GERT...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.1N 71.7W
ABOUT 505 MI...810 KM WSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 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 EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gert was
located near latitude 28.1 North, longitude 71.7 West. Gert is
moving toward the north-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). A turn
toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a turn
toward the north-northeast by Monday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts.  Slow strengthening is forecast during the next day
or two.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
northeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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