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Hurricane Humberto: Wednesday 5pm Update

...HUMBERTO MOVING NORTHWARD OVER THE OPEN EASTERN ATLANTIC WITH 85
MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.0N 29.0W
ABOUT 360 MI...575 KM WNW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 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 HURRICANE HUMBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 29.0 WEST. HUMBERTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A GRADUAL TURN TO THE
NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT OR EARLY
THURSDAY...BUT GRADUAL WEAKENING SHOULD BEGIN AFTER THAT TIME.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 986 MB...29.12 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

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