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Hurricane Maria Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL152017
1000 AM AST Wed Sep 20 2017

...1000 AM AST POSITION UPDATE...
...CENTER OF MARIA OVER NORTHERN PUERTO RICO...

A weather station near Arecibo, Puerto Rico, recently reported a
sustained wind of 78 mph (126 km/h) and a wind gust of 108 mph (174
km/h).


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM AST...1400 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.4N 66.4W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM W OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM ESE OF ARECIBO PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...928 MB...27.40 INCHES

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Forecaster Brennan

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