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Subtropical Depression Leslie Advisory Number 7
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132018
1100 PM AST Mon Sep 24 2018


...LESLIE EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BEGINNING TUESDAY...



SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.1N 47.1W ABOUT 1175 MI...1895 KM W OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Subtropical Depression Leslie was located near latitude 33.1 North, longitude 47.1 West. The depression is moving toward the east near 3 mph (6 km/h). A faster eastward motion is expected to begin on Tuesday, followed by a turn toward the north on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Leslie is forecast to become post-tropical on Tuesday. Strengthening is likely after that time, and Leslie is expected to become a large and powerful post-tropical cyclone by Wednesday with winds approaching hurricane force.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$ Forecaster Zelinsky



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