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Hurricane FLORENCE


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Hurricane Florence Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018
835 AM AST Wed Sep 05 2018

...FLORENCE BECOMES A MAJOR HURRICANE...
...FIRST OF THE 2018 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON...

Recent satellite imagery indicates that Florence is still
strengthening and is now a major hurricane.  Maximum sustained
winds are estimated to be 120 mph (195 km/h).  This increase in
intensity will be reflected in the forecast issued with the 1100 AM
AST (1500 UTC) advisory package.


SUMMARY OF 835 AM AST...1235 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.7N 45.2W
ABOUT 1185 MI...1910 KM ENE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1405 MI...2265 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...961 MB...28.38 INCHES

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Forecaster Berg/Rhome

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