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Hurricane MARIA


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Hurricane Maria Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL152017
1200 AM AST Wed Sep 20 2017

...1200 AM AST POSITION AND INTENSITY UPDATE...
...SUSTAINED HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS REPORTED ON ST. CROIX...

A sustained wind of 75 mph (120 km/h) with a wind gust to 114 mph
(183 km/h) was recently reported in the western portion of St. Croix
in the U.S. Virgin Islands.


SUMMARY OF 1200 AM AST...0400 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.4N 64.9W
ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM SSW OF ST. CROIX
ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM SE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...175 MPH...280 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...908 MB...26.81 INCHES

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Forecaster Blake

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