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Hurricane FLORENCE


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

...WATER LEVELS RISING ALONG PORTIONS OF COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA
WHILE FLORENCE'S FORWARD MOTION SLOWS...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...

A NOAA observing site at Cape Lookout, North Carolina, recently
reported a sustained wind of 68 mph (109 km/h) and a gust to 85
mph (137 km/h). A private weather station in Davis, North Carolina,
recently reported a sustained wind of 61 mph (98 km/h) and a wind
gust of 67 mph (108 km/h). A Weatherflow station at Fort Macon,
North Carolina, recently reported a sustained wind of 54 mph (87
km/h) and a wind gust of 78 mph (126 km/h).


SUMMARY OF 400 PM EDT...2000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.7N 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 295 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...8 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 INCHES

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Forecaster Brennan

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