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#944101 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:50 AM 11.Oct.2018)
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Hurricane Leslie Advisory Number 60
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132018
500 AM AST Thu Oct 11 2018

...LESLIE EXPECTED TO REMAIN A HURRICANE FOR COUPLE OF DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.4N 40.1W
ABOUT 1005 MI...1615 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Leslie was located
near latitude 28.4 North, longitude 40.1 West. Leslie is moving
toward the east-northeast near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general
motion with some increase in forward speed is expected during
the next couple of days. A slower southeastward motion is forecast
to begin by late Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher
gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48
hours, but weakening is expected over the weekend.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles
(390 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi