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Tropical Storm Jerry: 5pm Update

...JERRY EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING ERRATICALLY SOON...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.3N 44.9W
ABOUT 1240 MI...1995 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1275 MI...2050 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 JERRY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 44.9 WEST.  JERRY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H...AND A SLOW AND ERRATIC
MOTION IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM 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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