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Tropical Storm Humberto

...HUMBERTO CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES WESTWARD...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON SATURDAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.8N 33.0W
ABOUT 840 MI...1355 KM NW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 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 TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 33.0 WEST. HUMBERTO
IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS...AND HUMBERTO IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON
SATURDAY. HOWEVER...RE-STRENGTHENING BACK INTO A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION OR A TROPICAL STORM COULD OCCUR ON SUNDAY OR MONDAY WHEN
THE SYSTEM TURNS NORTHWARD OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 185 MILES...295 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
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