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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER   8...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 AM AST WED AUG 24 2016

CORRECTED INITIAL INTENSITY

...GASTON HAS CHANGED LITTLE IN STRENGTH...
...EXPECTED TO ENCOUNTER STRONG SHEAR IN A DAY OR TWO...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.1N 39.4W
ABOUT 1020 MI...1645 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 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 Gaston was
located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 39.4 West. Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Although Gaston could become a hurricane today, some
weakening is forecast on Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb (29.50 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Kimberlain