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Tropical Storm LEE (Text)


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Tropical Storm Lee Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
1100 AM AST Sat Sep 23 2017

...LEE STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY WHILE DRIFTING NORTHWARD OVER THE
CENTRAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.9N 49.4W
ABOUT 900 MI...1450 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1330 MI...2145 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lee was
located near latitude 31.9 North, longitude 49.4 West. Lee is moving
toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h).  A slow turn toward the
northeast and east is expected later today, followed by a turn
toward the east-southeast on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Lee
could be near hurricane strength by the end of the weekend.

Lee is a small tropical cyclone.  Tropical-storm-force winds only
extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

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Forecaster Stewart

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