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Hurricane LEE (Text)


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Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  36
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
1100 PM AST Tue Sep 26 2017

...LEE REMAINS JUST BELOW MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.0N 55.5W
ABOUT 570 MI...920 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1715 MI...2760 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...971 MB...28.68 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 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lee was located
near latitude 30.0 North, longitude 55.5 West.  Lee is moving toward
the west near 9 mph (15 km/h).  The hurricane is expected to turn
northwestward on Wednesday and northward on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 110 mph (175 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Lee could become a major hurricane on Wednesday before
weakening likely begins on Thursday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles
(95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 971 mb (28.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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