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Tropical Storm JOSE


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Tropical Storm Jose Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
500 PM AST Tue Sep 05 2017

...JOSE GAINING STRENGTH IN THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.5N 40.6W
ABOUT 1400 MI...2255 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the future progress
of Jose.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was
located near latitude 12.5 North, longitude 40.6 West. Jose is
moving toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h) and a movement toward
the west or west-northwest at a slightly faster rate of forward
speed is expected during the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Jose
could become a hurricane by Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 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 Landsea

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