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----------500 AM AST Tue Sep 12 2017
...JOSE WEAKENS A LITTLE WHILE IT TURNS EASTWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...27.5N 69.0W ABOUT 435 MI...700 KM NNE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND ABOUT 655 MI...1055 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 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 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 27.5 North, longitude 69.0 West. Jose is moving toward the east near 6 mph (9 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue today.  A turn toward the southeast is expected tonight, followed by a turn toward the southwest by Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some additional weakening is possible during the next day or so, and Jose could weaken to a tropical storm later today.
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 987 mb (29.15 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Beven
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