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Hurricane JOSE


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Hurricane Jose Advisory Number  34
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
500 PM AST Wed Sep 13 2017

...JOSE DRIFTING SOUTHWARD...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...25.3N 65.6W
ABOUT 500 MI...810 KM ENE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM S OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...S OR 180 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.18 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located
near latitude 25.3 North, longitude 65.6 West.  Jose is moving
toward the south near 3 mph (6 km/h), but is expected to complete
a slow clockwise loop during the next couple of days, and is
forecast to be moving west-northwestward by late Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Jose could weaken to a tropical storm in a couple of
days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 988 mb (29.18 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 Pasch

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