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Tropical Storm Humberto: Tuesday 5pm Update

...HUMBERTO ALMOST A HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.0N 28.1W
ABOUT 245 MI...400 KM W OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.32 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 28.1 WEST.  HUMBERTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH-NORTHWEST AT A FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON
WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A NORTHWARD MOTION WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR TWO...AND HUMBERTO COULD BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT OR
ON WEDNESDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
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