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Gabrielle Turns North-northeastward

| September 9, 2019 @ 3:35 am

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SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…37.7N 48.5W
ABOUT 1170 MI…1885 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH…95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…997 MB…29.44 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gabrielle was
located near latitude 37.7 North, longitude 48.5 West. Gabrielle is
moving toward the north-northeast near 16 mph (26 km/h). A turn
toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected
today, and a northeastward motion at an even faster forward speed is
expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is expected today, but a weakening trend
is likely to begin tonight. Gabrielle is expected to become an
extratropical low by Tuesday night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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