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----------500 AM AST Sat Sep 15 2018
 SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.9N 42.2W ABOUT 955 MI...1540 KM WSW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Joyce was located near latitude 31.9 North, longitude 42.2 West. Joyce is moving toward the east near 8 mph (13 km/h).  A faster east-northeast to northeast motion is expected during the next day or two.  A turn back to the east or east-southeast is forecast on Monday.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some slight strengthening is possible today, but gradual weakening is forecast to begin tonight or Sunday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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