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Tropical Storm JOYCE


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Tropical Storm Joyce Advisory Number  11
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL102018
500 AM AST Sat Sep 15 2018

...JOYCE MOVING EASTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.9N 42.2W
ABOUT 955 MI...1540 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Joyce was
located near latitude 31.9 North, longitude 42.2 West. Joyce is
moving toward the east near 8 mph (13 km/h).  A faster
east-northeast to northeast motion is expected during the next day
or two.  A turn back to the east or east-southeast is forecast on
Monday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some slight strengthening is possible today, but gradual
weakening is forecast to begin tonight or Sunday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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