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#932116 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:45 PM 08.Jul.2018)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Chris Advisory Number 10
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL032018
1100 PM EDT Sun Jul 08 2018

...CHRIS STRENGTHENING...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.5N 74.5W
ABOUT 195 MI...315 KM SSE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ESE OR 110 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests along the coast of North Carolina should monitor the
progress of this system.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
----------------------
At 1100 PM EDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Chris was
located near latitude 32.5 North, longitude 74.5 West. Chris is
drifting toward the east-southeast near 2 mph (4 km/h). The cyclone
has barely moved today, and no significant motion is expected during
the next day or so.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with
higher gusts. Chris is forecast to become a hurricane on Monday
and additional strengthening is expected into Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells generated by Chris are expected to increase and affect
portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states
during the next few days. These swells could cause life-threatening
surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your
local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi