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Tropical Storm Gabrielle: 5pm Thursday Update

...GABRIELLE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN ON FRIDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.4N 67.9W
ABOUT 230 MI...370 KM NW OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 490 MI...790 KM SSE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 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 GABRIELLE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.9 WEST.
GABRIELLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H. A TURN TO
THE NORTH-NORTHEAST WITH INCREASING FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON
FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. GABRIELLE IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN ON FRIDAY.

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

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
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