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----------1100 PM AST Tue Sep 05 2017
...JOSE CONTINUES TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.3N 41.7W ABOUT 1330 MI...2140 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the future progress of Jose.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose was located near latitude 12.3 North, longitude 41.7 West.  Jose is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h).  A slightly faster west to west-northwest motion is expected during the next two days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast, and Jose is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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