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----------500 PM AST Fri Sep 14 2018
...JOYCE STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY AS IT TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.4N 44.1W ABOUT 1070 MI...1720 KM WSW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...SE OR 125 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Joyce was located near latitude 31.4 North, longitude 44.1 West.  Joyce is moving toward the southeast near 6 mph (9 km/h).  A turn toward the east is expected tonight, and a turn toward the northeast at a faster forward speed is expected on Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is expected through Saturday.  Joyce is then forecast to weaken to a depression by Sunday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Beven
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