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Tropical Storm JOSE


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Tropical Storm Jose Advisory Number   5
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
Issued by the NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
1100 AM AST Wed Sep 06 2017

...JOSE IS CLOSE TO HURRICANE STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.1N 44.5W
ABOUT 1135 MI...1825 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 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 progress of
Jose.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was
located near latitude 13.1 North, longitude 44.5 West. Jose is
moving toward the west-northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h) and this
general motion is expected to continue over the next couple of
days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Continued gradual trengthening is forecast and Jose is
expected to become a hurricane by later today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

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Forecasters CARBIN/BANN/LAMERS

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