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WTNT62 KNHC 211732
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Hurricane Epsilon Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL272020
130 PM AST Wed Oct 21 2020

...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS EPSILON STRONGER... 

Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate 
that Epsilon has continued to strengthen and now has maximum 
sustained winds of 110 mph (175 km/h) with higher gusts. A Special 
Advisory will be issued by 200 PM AST (1800 UTC) to reflect the 
higher initial intensity and adjust the intensity forecast. This 
special advisory will be issued in lieu of the 200 PM AST (1800 
UTC) intermediate public advisory. 


SUMMARY OF 130 PM AST...1730 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.3N 59.6W
ABOUT 375 MI...605 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...959 MB...28.32 INCHES

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Forecaster Brown