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Tropical Storm Lee Advisory Number  22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
500 PM AST Sat Sep 23 2017

...LEE DRIFTING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.1N 49.8W
ABOUT 875 MI...1410 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1350 MI...2170 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 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 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lee was
located near latitude 32.1 North, longitude 49.8 West. Lee is moving
toward the north-northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h).  A slow turn toward
the north and northeast is expected tonight, followed by a turn
toward the east and 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 early next week.

Lee remains 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 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Stewart

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