TCPAT2 10:35:33.0612

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----------1100 AM AST Wed Oct 11 2017
...OPHELIA LOOKS LIKE A HURRICANE ON SATELLITE BUT IT IS NOT ONE QUITE YET...
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...30.0N 36.5W ABOUT 775 MI...1245 KM SW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 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 30.0 North, longitude 36.5 West. Ophelia is moving toward the east near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this slow motion is expected to continue today with a gradual turn to the northeast Thursday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast and Ophelia is anticipated to become a hurricane at any time today or tomorrow.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb (29.30 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Avila
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