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Hurricane MARIA


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

...300 AM AST POSITION AND INTENSITY UPDATE...
...MARIA'S FURY AIMED AT PUERTO RICO AND VIEQUES...

A sustained wind of 106 mph (170 km/h) with a wind gust to 137 mph
(220 km/h) was recently reported in the western portion of St.
Croix.

A sustained wind of 53 mph (85 km/h) with a wind gust to 76 mph
(122 km/h) was recently reported in Puerto Fajardo, Puerto Rico.


SUMMARY OF 300 AM AST...0700 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.7N 65.3W
ABOUT 35 MI...55 KM W OF ST. CROIX
ABOUT 70 MI...115 KM SE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...160 MPH...260 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...913 MB...26.96 INCHES

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Forecaster Blake

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