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----------1100 AM AST Mon Oct 09 2017
...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.4N 39.9W ABOUT 860 MI...1385 KM WSW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 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 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ophelia was located near latitude 31.4 North, longitude 39.9 West. Ophelia is moving toward the north-northeast near 5 mph (7 km/h), and a turn toward the northeast is expected later today.  A motion toward the east-northeast and east is forecast to occur later tonight, followed by a turn toward the east-southeast on Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Stewart
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