Summary for Hurricane Leslie (AT3/AL132018)

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Hurricane Leslie Advisory Number  56
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL132018
500 AM AST Wed Oct 10 2018

...LESLIE NOW MOVING SOUTHWARD...
...FORECAST TO SLOWLY STRENGTHEN DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.6N 42.6W
ABOUT 1105 MI...1780 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...S OR 175 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...981 MB...28.97 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 28.6 North, longitude 42.6 West. Leslie is moving
toward the south near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A slower south-
southeastward motion is expected today, followed by a east-
northeastward motion tonight through Friday.

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 981 mb (28.97 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi