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Tropical Storm Jose Advisory Number 65
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122017
1100 AM AST Thu Sep 21 2017


...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OCCURRING OVER PORTIONS OF EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND...
...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES...



SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...39.6N 68.2W ABOUT 145 MI...235 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was located near latitude 39.6 North, longitude 68.2 West. Jose is stationary, and the system is expected to meander well offshore of the coast of southeast New England for the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Jose is forecast to become post-tropical tonight or on Friday.

Jose is a large system. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km) from the center. A sustained wind of 36 mph (57 km/h) with a gust to 48 mph (78 km/h) was recently reported at the Nantucket Airport. An unofficial observing site in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard recently reported a sustained wind of 39 mph (63 km/h) with a gust to 52 mph (83 km/h).

The minimum central pressure recently reported by an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft is 984 mb (29.06 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to continue in the warning area through tonight.

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 few 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 PM AST. Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$ Forecaster Cangialosi

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