Tropical Storm Claudette: 11pm Monday

…CLAUDETTE MOVING QUICKLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN
STRENGTH…

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM
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LOCATION…38.9N 64.9W
ABOUT 320 MI…515 KM ESE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
ABOUT 400 MI…640 KM S OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH…85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 20 MPH…31 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB…29.65 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 1100 PM, the center of Tropical Storm Claudette
was located near latitude 38.9 North, longitude 64.9 West.
Claudette is moving toward the east-northeast near 20 mph (31 km/h).
A northeastward to north-northeastward motion with some increase in
forward speed is expected during the next day or two. On the
forecast track, the center will move southeast of Nova Scotia during
the next 24 hours.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts. Slow weakening is forecast, and Claudette is expected to
become a post-tropical cyclone by Tuesday night, and to dissipate on
Wednesday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

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