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Hurricane LEE


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BULLETIN
Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  41
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
500 AM AST Thu Sep 28 2017

...LEE EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL
ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.5N 57.2W
ABOUT 445 MI...715 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1735 MI...2795 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...966 MB...28.53 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 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lee was located
near latitude 32.5 North, longitude 57.2 West.  Lee is moving toward
the north near 9 mph (15 km/h).  A faster motion toward the
north-northeast or northeast is expected to begin later today.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 110 mph (175 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 966 mb (28.53 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 Cangialosi

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