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Hurricane Lorenzo Intermediate Advisory Number 40A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132019
800 AM AST Wed Oct 02 2019
...LORENZO MOVING RAPIDLY AWAY FROM THE AZORES...
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 300 MI...480 KM NNE OF FLORES ISLAND IN THE WESTERN AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 43 MPH...69 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...960 MB...28.35 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* Flores, Corvo, Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, Terceira
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Sao Miguel, Santa Maria
These warnings will likely be discontinued later today.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lorenzo was
located near latitude 43.0 North, longitude 28.0 West. Lorenzo is
moving toward the northeast near 43 mph (69 km/h). A continued fast
motion toward the northeast is expected through Thursday morning.
The cyclone is forecast to slow down and turn eastward by Thursday
night. On the forecast track, the center of Lorenzo will continue
moving away from the Azores today, and move near Ireland Thursday
Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher
gusts. Only slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours,
and Lorenzo is expected to be a strong extratropical cyclone when it
approaches Ireland Thursday afternoon and evening.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 390
miles (630 km). As Lorenzo passed near the western Azores earlier
this morning, a sustained wind of 74 mph (119 km/h) with a gust to
101 mph (163 km/h) was reported on Corvo Island. A wind gust of 90
mph (145 km/h) was observed on Faial Island, and a gust to 88 mph
(142 km/h) was reported on Flores Island.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 960 mb (28.35 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Lorenzo can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT3 and WMO header WTNT43 KNHC
and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT3.shtml
WIND: Winds will continue to decrease across the Azores this
RAINFALL: Lorenzo is expected to produce additional rain
accumulations of less than 1 inch (25 mm) through this morning.
Isolated storm total amounts of 2 inches (50 mm) are possible in the
SURF: Swells generated by Lorenzo have spread across much of the
North Atlantic basin, and are affecting the east coast of the United
States, Atlantic Canada, the Bahamas, portions of the Greater and
Lesser Antilles, the Azores, and portions of the coast of Europe.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.