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WTNT65 KNHC 040454
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HURRICANE EARL TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052016
1200 AM CDT THU AUG 04 2016

...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER REPORTS EARL NOW HAS 80 MPH WINDS...

Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate
that the maximum sustained winds in Earl have increased to near 80
mph (130 km/h).  The hurricane is expected to make landfall in the
next couple of hours near Belize City, Belize.


SUMMARY OF 1200 AM CDT...0500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.4N 88.0W
ABOUT 15 MI...25 KM ESE OF BELIZE CITY BELIZE
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 INCHES

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Forecaster Beven