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WTNT64 KNHC 211540
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TROPICAL STORM MELISSA TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142013
1145 AM AST THU NOV 21 2013

...MELISSA A LITTLE STRONGER THAN PREVIOUSLY ESTIMATED...
...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED IN THE WESTERN AZORES SOON...

SATELLITE DATA RECEIVED AFTER THE RELEASE OF THE LAST NHC ADVISORY
INDICATE THAT MELISSA IS STRONGER THAN PREVIOUSLY ESTIMATED. THE
SATELLITE DATA SHOWED THAT MELISSA HAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF
NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/H.  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH WILL LIKELY
REACH THE WESTERN AZORES WITHIN THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. 

SUMMARY OF 1145 AM AST...1545 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...40.1N 34.5W
ABOUT 180 MI...290 KM WNW OF FLORES ISLAND IN THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 70 DEGREES AT 32 MPH...52 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES

$$
FORECASTER BROWN




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