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Hurricane LEE


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BULLETIN
Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  31
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
500 PM AST Mon Sep 25 2017

...LITTLE LEE WEAKENS A LITTLE...
...NO THREAT TO LAND...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.5N 50.6W
ABOUT 845 MI...1360 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1440 MI...2315 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WSW OR 255 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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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 Lee was located
near latitude 30.5 North, longitude 50.6 West. Lee is moving toward
the west-southwest near 8 mph (13 km/h).  The hurricane is expected
to turn toward the west later tonight or on Tuesday, and then move
toward the west-northwest by Wednesday at a slightly faster forward
speed.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 85 mph (140 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during
the next 48 hours.

Lee remains a very compact a tropical cyclone. Hurricane-force
winds only extend outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and
tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles(55 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 983 mb (29.03 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 Stewart

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