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LOCATION...17.6N 41.5W
ABOUT 1660 MI...2670 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...939 MB...27.73 INCHES



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Maximum sustained winds are near 145 mph (230 km/h) with higher gusts. Lorenzo is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Some fluctuations in strength are possible through Friday night. A slow weakening trend is expected over the weekend.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 939 mb (27.73 inches).

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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

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Forecaster Latto

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