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LOCATION...19.2N 65.7W
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.23 INCHES

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Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts. Dorian is forecast to strengthen into a powerful hurricane during the next few days over the Atlantic waters.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km).

The minimum central pressure estimated from Hurricane Hunter observations is 990 mb (29.23 inches).

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WHAT'S NEW:

The Hurricane Warning for Vieques, Culebra, and the U.S. Virgin Islands has been discontinued. The government of Antigua has discontinued the Hurricane Warning for the British Virgin Islands. The Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning for Puerto Rico have been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF ALERTS:

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Northern Leeward Islands...1 to 3 inches. Central and northwestern Bahamas...2 to 4 inches, isolated 6 inches. Coastal sections of the Southeast United States...4 to 8 inches, isolated 10 inches.

This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash floods.

SURF: [TOP] Swells around the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico should gradually diminish tonight.

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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Pasch

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