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----------500 AM AST Mon Oct 09 2017
 SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.1N 39.9W ABOUT 875 MI...1405 KM WSW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Seventeen was located near latitude 31.1 North, longitude 39.9 West. The depression is moving toward the north near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today.  A turn to the east and east-southeast is expected to occur tonight and Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today or tonight.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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