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LOCATION...16.5N 40.8W
ABOUT 1095 MI...1765 KM W OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...943 MB...27.85 INCHES



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Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher gusts. Lorenzo is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Additional strengthening is possible tonight, and fluctuations in intensity are expected Friday and Saturday.

Lorenzo is a large hurricane. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 255 miles (405 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 943 mb (27.85 inches).

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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Beven

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