Tropical Storm Florence Latest Advisory

By: PinPoint Weather Team/National Hurricane Center
By: PinPoint Weather Team/National Hurricane Center

FLORENCE STILL WEAKENING...

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.2N 37.9W
ABOUT 925 MI...1485 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 37.9 WEST. FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION
WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED...AND FLORENCE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION ON MONDAY.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

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FLORENCE HAS STOPPED STRENGTHENING FOR NOW...

SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.6N 34.2W
ABOUT 680 MI...1090 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 34.2 WEST. FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H. A TURN TO
THE WEST IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.

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FLORENCE CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC...

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.1N 33.0W
ABOUT 600 MI...960 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 33.0 WEST. FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H. A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE WEST IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND FLORENCE SHOULD NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH ON SUNDAY.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX BECOMES A TROPICAL STORM...

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX HAS BECOME TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH...65 KM/HR.

SUMMARY OF 0800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.6N 29.7W
ABOUT 330 MI...530 KM W OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES

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...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN...

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.8N 27.8W
ABOUT 240 MI...385 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 27.8 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...26
KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE AT A SLIGHTLY SLOWER
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME INTENSIFICATION IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

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FORECASTER LANDSEA


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