“EDOUARD STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE” – 4TH HURRICANE OF 2014 ATLANTIC SEASON

SUMMARY OF 5:00 PM INFORMATION
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LOCATION= 25.4°N 52.1°W
ABOUT 860 MILES NE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS= 85 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT=WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE=982 MB/29.00 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 5:00 PM, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.4 NORTH, LONGITUDE 52.1 WEST. EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H. A MOTION TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH-NORTHWEST AT A SLIGHTLY SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

AT 5:00 PM, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.4° NORTH, LONGITUDE 52.1° WEST. EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH. A MOTION TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH-NORTHWEST AT A SLIGHTLY SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 85 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST AND EDOUARD COULD BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE MONDAY NIGHT OR TUESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES FROM
THE CENTER AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 982 MB/29.00 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY=11:00 PM

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