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Hurricane LEE


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Hurricane Lee Advisory Number  42
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142017
1100 AM AST Thu Sep 28 2017

...LEE WEAKENING AND ACCELERATING NORTHWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.7N 57.0W
ABOUT 460 MI...745 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1695 MI...2730 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB...28.74 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 center of Hurricane Lee was located
near latitude 33.7 North, longitude 57.0 West. Lee is moving toward
the north near 12 mph (19 km/h).  A turn toward the northeast with
an increase in forward speed is expected today and tomorrow morning.
The hurricane is forecast to continue accelerating toward the
northeast after that.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 100 mph (155 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Continued weakening is expected and Lee is
forecast to become a tropical storm on Friday.

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 973 mb (28.74 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 Zelinsky

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