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10am Update on Subtropical Storm Melissa

Subtropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC) Subtropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC)

...Melissa Still Moving Northward Over The Central Atlantic...

Expected To Transition To A Tropical Storm Later Today.


Summary Of 10:00AM EST Information


Location... 31.9n 54.6w

About 595 Miles East Of Bermuda

Maximum Sustained Winds... 65 Mph

Present Movement... North Or 10 Degrees At 10 Mph

Minimum Central Pressure... 982 Mb... 29.00 Inches



There Are No Coastal Watches Or Warnings In Effect.



At 1000AM EST... The Center Of Subtropical Storm Melissa

Was Located Near Latitude 31.9 North... Longitude 54.6 West. The

Storm Is Moving Toward The North Near 10 Mph. A Turn To

The Northeast With An Increase In Forward Speed Is Expected To

Occur Later Today.


Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 65 Mph With Higher

Gusts.  Some Increase In Strength Is Expected... And Melissa Is

Anticipated To Transition To A Tropical Storm Later Today Or



Winds Of 40 Mph Extend Outward Up To 275 Miles From The



The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 982 Mb...

29.00 Inches.



Large Swells Will Continue To Affect Bermuda... Portions Of

The Northern Leeward Islands... Puerto Rico... Hispaniola... And The

Southeastern Bahamas During The Next Couple Of Days... Causing

Life-Threatening Surf And Rip Currents.



Next Complete Advisory... 400 PM EST.

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