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----------1100 AM AST Mon Oct 08 2018
...LESLIE EXPECTED TO BEGIN STRENGTHENING LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...34.6N 47.0W ABOUT 1035 MI...1670 KM ENE OF BERMUDA ABOUT 1135 MI...1825 KM W OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...ESE OR 120 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Leslie was located near latitude 34.6 North, longitude 47.0 West. Leslie is moving toward the east-southeast near 14 mph (22 km/h). An east-southeast to southeast motion at a slightly slower forward speed is expected for the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is anticipated, and Leslie could be near hurricane strength in a few days.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 989 mb (29.21 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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