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----------1100 AM AST Tue Sep 12 2017
...JOSE MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...27.5N 68.3W ABOUT 450 MI...725 KM NNE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND ABOUT 645 MI...1035 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 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 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 27.5 North, longitude 68.3 West. Jose is moving toward the east near 5 mph (7 km/h), and a turn to the southeast and south at a slow forward speed is expected over the next couple of days. On the forecast track, the center of Jose will remain well to the east-northeast of the Bahamas through Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some slight weakening is forecast, and Jose could become a tropical storm by tonight.
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 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Pasch
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