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Hurricane LEE


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BULLETIN
Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  34
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
1100 AM AST Tue Sep 26 2017

...LEE GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING WHILE IT MOVES WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.9N 53.7W
ABOUT 675 MI...1090 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1620 MI...2610 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB...28.80 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 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Lee was located near
latitude 29.9 North, longitude 53.7 West. Lee is moving toward the
west near 10 mph (17 km/h). The hurricane is expected to turn
northwestward on Wednesday and northward on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher
gusts. Lee could strengthen a little more before weakening likely
begins on Thursday.

Lee is a small tropical cyclone. Hurricane-force winds only extend
outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-
force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 975 mb (28.80 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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Forecaster Blake

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