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LOCATION...27.4N 77.3W
ABOUT 70 MI...115 KM N OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND
ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM NE OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES

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Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Humberto is forecast to become a hurricane by Sunday night or early Monday well east of the east coast of Florida.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) to the north and east of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).

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WHAT'S NEW:

The government of the Bahamas has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for the Northwestern Bahamas. WATCHES AND WARNINGS There are no coastal watches and warnings in effect. "} /-->

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RAINFALL: [TOP] Humberto is expected to produce the following total rainfall accumulations through Monday:

The Bahamas...Additional 1 to 3 inches, isolated storm totals of 6 inches.

SURF: [TOP] Swells generated by Humberto are expected to affect the northwestern Bahamas, and the coast of the U.S. from from east-central Florida to South Carolina during the next few days. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.

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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

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Forecaster Avila

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