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Hurricane Humberto: 11pm Thursday Update

...HUMBERTO REMAINING A HURRICANE OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.4N 29.7W
ABOUT 630 MI...1015 KM NW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HUMBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 29.7 WEST. HUMBERTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H. A TURN
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT ABOUT THE SAME RATE OF FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT HUMBERTO WILL
BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON FRIDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
MILES...335 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
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