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Tropical Storm FRED


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TROPICAL STORM FRED ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062015
500 AM AST FRI SEP 04 2015

...FRED CONTINUING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AS A TROPICAL STORM...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.1N 37.2W
ABOUT 960 MI...1540 KM WNW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fred was
located near latitude 22.1 North, longitude 37.2 West. Fred is
moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue through early Saturday.  A turn
toward the northwest and a decrease in forward speed is forecast by
early Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Fred is in an area of strong upper-level winds, and it is expected
to degenerate into a remnant low pressure area Friday night or
Saturday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Beven

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