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TROPICAL STORM DORIAN ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042013
500 PM EDT WED JUL 24 2013

DORIAN MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE OPEN TROPICAL
ATLANTIC.


SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.6N 31.4W
ABOUT 505 MI...810 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...32 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 31.4 WEST. DORIAN IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SLIGHT WEAKENING IS POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY AS DORIAN MOVES
OVER COOLER WATER.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

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