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10am Update on Tropical Storm Melissa

Tropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Melissa Forecast Track (NHC)

Melissa Expected To Become Post-Tropical Later Today...

Gale-Force Winds Expected Over Portions Of The Azores.

 

 

Summary Of 1000 Am EST Information

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Location... 40.0n 34.8w

About 440 Miles WNW Of The Azores

Maximum Sustained Winds... 50 Mph

Present Movement... ENE Or 70 Degrees At 32 Mph

Minimum Central Pressure... 984 Mb... 29.06 Inches

 

 

There Are No Coastal Watches Or Warnings In Effect.

 

Gale-Force Winds Are Expected Over Portions Of The Western And

Central Azores This Afternoon And Tonight.

 

 

At 1000 Am EST The Center Of Tropical Storm Melissa Was

Located Near Latitude 40.0 North... Longitude 34.8 West. Melissa

Is Moving Toward The East-Northeast Near 32 Mph...52 Km/H.

A Decrease In Forward Speed And A Turn Toward The East Are

Forecast During The Next Day Or So.  On The Forecast Track...

The Center Of Melissa Will Pass North Of The Western Azores Later

Today.

 

Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 50 Mph With Higher

Gusts.  Gradual Weakening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours.

Melissa Is Expected To Lose Tropical Characteristics Later Today Or

Tonight And Become A Post-Tropical Cyclone.

 

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 Portions Of The

Western And Central Azores This Afternoon And Tonight.

 

 

Next Complete Advisory... 400 PM EST.

 

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