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Hurricane LEE (Text)


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Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  45
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
500 AM AST Fri Sep 29 2017

...LEE A LITTLE WEAKER WHILE MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE NORTHEAST...
...EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC ON SATURDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...38.3N 52.4W
ABOUT 810 MI...1305 KM NE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1375 MI...2215 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 25 MPH...41 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 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 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lee was located
near latitude 38.3 North, longitude 52.4 West.  Lee is moving toward
the northeast near 25 mph (41 km/h).  An acceleration toward the
northeast is forecast to continue through Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional weakening is forecast, and Lee is
expected to become a tropical storm later today.  Lee will then
dissipate by Saturday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140
miles (220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Berg

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