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WTNT64 KNHC 290156
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Hurricane Ian Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092022
1000 PM EDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...10 PM EDT HURRICANE IAN POSITION UPDATE...
...IAN CONTINUING TO BATTER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH CATASTROPHIC 
STORM SURGE, WINDS, AND FLOODING...

Tropical storm conditions are occurring over a wide swath of the 
Florida peninsula.  An automated station at the Airglades Airport, 
located west of Lake Okeechobee recently reported sustained winds of 
42 mph (68 km/h) with a gust to 56 mph (90 km/h).  A WeatherFlow 
station located at Skyway Beach in St. Petersburg, Florida recently 
measured sustained winds of 46 mph (74 km/h) with a gust to 51 mph 
(82 km/h). A WeatherFlow station located at Melbourne Beach Barrier 
Island Sanctuary recently observed sustained winds of 42 mph (68 
km/h) with a gust to 58 mph (93 km/h).

SUMMARY OF 1000 PM EDT...0200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.4N 81.5W
ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM NE OF PUNTA GORDA FLORIDA
ABOUT 80 MI...130 KM S OF ORLANDO FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...160 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...968 MB...28.58 INCHES

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Forecaster Bucci/D. Zelinsky