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4am Update on Tropical Storm Melissa

Tropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC)
Melissa Maintaining Its Strength While Racing
East-Northeastward.
 
 
Summary Of 400 Am EST Information
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Location... 39.1n 38.5w
About 625 Miles West Of The Azores
Maximum Sustained Winds... 50 Mph
Present Movement... ENE Or 65 Degrees At 32 Mph
Minimum Central Pressure... 984 Mb... 29.06 Inches
 
 
There Are No Coastal Watches Or Warnings In Effect.
 
 
At 400 Am EST... The Center Of Tropical Storm Melissa Was
Located Near Latitude 39.1 North... Longitude 38.5 West. 
Melissa Is Moving Toward The East-Northeast Near 32 Mph.
A Decrease In Forward Speed And A Turn To The East 
Are Forecast During The Next Couple Of Days.
 
Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 50 Mph With Higher
Gusts.  Little Change In Strength Is Forecast Over The Next 
Day Or Two... But Melissa Is Expected To Lose Tropical 
Characteristics Within The Next 24 Hours.
 
Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 240 Miles
From The Center.
 
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 984 Mb...
29.06 Inches.
 
 
Gale-Force Winds Are Expected To Affect The Western And
Central Azores Beginning Late Today Or Tonight.
 
 
Next Complete Advisory... 1000 Am EST.
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