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Tropical Storm JOSE


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Tropical Storm Jose Advisory Number  64
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122017
500 AM AST Thu Sep 21 2017

...GUSTY AND RAINY CONDITIONS ALONG PARTS OF THE SOUTHEAST NEW
ENGLAND COAST WILL CONTINUE TODAY...
...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS LIKELY TO CONTINUE ON US EAST COAST...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...39.8N 67.8W
ABOUT 150 MI...240 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach, including Cape Cod
* Block Island
* Martha's Vineyard
* Nantucket

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was
located near latitude 39.8 North, longitude 67.8 West.  Jose is
moving toward the east near 2 mph (4 km/h).  Jose is expected to
meander off the coast of southeast New England for the next several
days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 h.  Jose is
forecast to become post-tropical by Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km)
from the center.  A gust to 48 mph (78 km/h) was recently reported
at the Nantucket Airport.  An unofficial observing site in Vineyard
Haven recently reported a sustained wind of 38 mph (61 km/h) and a
gust to 49 mph (80 km/h).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb (29.00 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to occur in the
warning area today.

SURF:  Swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda and much of
the U.S. east coast and will likely cause dangerous surf and rip
current conditions during the next several days.  For more
information, please consult products from your local weather office.

RAINFALL: Jose is expected to produce the following additional
rainfall accumulations through Friday:

Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod...additional 1 to 2 inches.
Nantucket...additional 2 to 4 inches.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 800 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Zelinsky

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