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Hurricane JOSE


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Hurricane Jose Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
500 AM AST Thu Sep 07 2017

...JOSE A LITTLE STRONGER...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.8N 49.1W
ABOUT 815 MI...1310 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 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.  Hurricane and Tropical Storm Watches will likely be
required for portions of these islands later this morning.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located
near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 49.1 West. Jose is moving toward
the west-northwest near 18 mph (30 km/h), and this general motion
is expected to continue during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next
48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles
(130 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 986 mb (29.12 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 Roberts

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