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Tropical Storm Jose Advisory Number  63
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
1100 PM AST Wed Sep 20 2017

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
...DANGEROUS SURF AND RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL
MORE DAYS ALONG MUCH OF THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...39.5N 68.2W
ABOUT 150 MI...245 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach, including Cape Cod
* Block Island
* Martha's Vineyard
* Nantucket

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was
located near latitude 39.5 North, longitude 68.2 West. Jose is
moving toward the east-northeast near 6 mph (9 km/h), and this
general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected through
Thursday.  A slow westward motion should begin Thursday night.
On the forecast track, the center of Jose is expected to meander off
the coast of southern New England during the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 60 mph (95 km/h)
with higher gusts. Additional gradual weakening is forecast during
the next couple of days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb (29.00 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to occur in the
warning area tonight and Thursday.

SURF:  Swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda and much of
the U.S. east coast and will likely cause dangerous surf and rip
current conditions during the next several days.  For more
information, please consult products from your local weather office.

RAINFALL: Jose is expected to produce the following additional
rainfall accumulations through Friday:

Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod...additional 1 to 2 inches.
Nantucket...additional 2 to 4 inches.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

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Forecaster Brown

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