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Hurricane FLORENCE


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Hurricane Florence Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018
300 PM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

...WINDS AND ROUGH SURF CONTINUING TO INCREASE ALONG THE OUTER
BANKS AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...
...TORNADO THREAT INCREASING AS FLORENCE MOVES CLOSER...

Radar data from coastal NOAA WSR-88D Doppler weather radars
indicate that Florence is now moving toward the west-northwest.

A NOAA reporting station at Cape Lookout, North Carolina, recently
reported a sustained wind of 60 mph...96 km/h and a gust to 79 mph
...128 km/h.  Weatherflow private observing stations in North
Carolina recently reported a sustained wind of 56 mph (90 km/h) and
a gust to 69 mph (111 km/h) at Fort Macon, a sustained wind of 55
mph (86 km/h) and a gust to 66 mph (106 km/h) in Pamlico Sound, and
a sustained wind of 50 mph (80 km/h) and a gust to 62 mph (100 km/h)
in Ocracoke.

SUMMARY OF 300 PM EDT...1900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.6N 76.1W
ABOUT 105 MI...165 KM ESE OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM E OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 INCHES

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Forecaster Stewart

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