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#932137 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:44 AM 09.Jul.2018)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Chris Advisory Number 11
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL032018
500 AM EDT Mon Jul 09 2018

...CHRIS MEANDERING WELL OFF THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS...
...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.4N 74.6W
ABOUT 200 MI...320 KM SSE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...S OR 180 DEGREES AT 1 MPH...2 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 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
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At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Chris was
located near latitude 32.4 North, longitude 74.6 West. Chris is
drifting toward the south near 1 mph (2 km/h). The cyclone is
expected to remain nearly stationary during the next day or so.
A northeastward motion is forecast to begin late Tuesday, and Chris
is forecast to accelerate northeastward on Wednesday and Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is expected during the next couple of days, and Chris
is forecast to become a hurricane late today or tonight.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure based on data from an Air
Force reconnaissance aircraft is 999 mb (29.50 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 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Brown