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----------1100 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
...LESLIE EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...27.8N 42.3W ABOUT 1130 MI...1820 KM SW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 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 Hurricane Leslie was located near latitude 27.8 North, longitude 42.3 West. Leslie is moving toward the south-southeast near 7 mph (11 km/h).  A slow turn toward the east-northeast is expected today, followed by a faster east-northeast motion from tomorrow through the early weekend.
Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Slow strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, but weakening should begin by Friday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 275 miles (445 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb (28.94 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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