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Tropical Storm Lorenzo: 5pm Update

...LORENZO TURNS EASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...
...EXPECTED TO WEAKEN SOON...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.4N 51.2W
ABOUT 830 MI...1335 KM E OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 85 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 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 LORENZO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.2 WEST. LORENZO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H. LORENZO IS MOVING
TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. AN EAST-NORTHEASTWARD MOTION
AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
BY THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WEAKENING IS LIKELY DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND LORENZO IS
EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON THURSDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.

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