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----------Issued by the NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD 500 PM AST Mon Sep 11 2017
...JOSE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WEAKENING AS IT MEANDERS FAR NORTHEAST OF THE BAHAMAS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...
 SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...26.4N 69.2W ABOUT 360 MI...580 KM NNE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB...28.74 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
None.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 26.4 North, longitude 69.2 West. Jose is moving toward the north near 12 mph (19 km/h). A turn toward the northeast is expected tonight, followed by a more easterly motion on Tuesday. A turn toward the southeast is expected for Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 973 mb (28.74 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster R Ballard
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