Hurricane Lorenzo Public Advisory Number 40

By | October 2, 2019

Issued at 500 AM AST Wed Oct 02 2019


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WTNT33 KNHC 020834
TCPAT3

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Hurricane Lorenzo Advisory Number  40
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL132019
500 AM AST Wed Oct 02 2019

...LORENZO MOVING RAPIDLY AWAY FROM THE AZORES...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...42.3N 29.4W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM NNE OF FLORES ISLAND IN THE WESTERN AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 43 MPH...69 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...960 MB...28.35 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* Flores, Corvo, Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, Terceira

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Sao Miguel, Santa Maria

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected
somewhere within the warning area within the next couple of hours.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lorenzo was
located near latitude 42.3 North, longitude 29.4 West. Lorenzo is
moving toward the northeast near 43 mph (69 km/h).  A continued
fast motion toward the northeast is expected through Thursday
morning.  The cyclone is forecast to slow down and turn eastward by
Thursday night.  On the forecast track, the center of Lorenzo will
continue moving away from the Azores today, and move near Ireland
Thursday evening.

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Only slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours,
and Lorenzo is expected to be a strong extratropical cyclone when it
approaches Ireland Thursday afternoon and evening.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 390
miles (630 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 960 mb (28.35 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Key messages for Lorenzo can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT3 and WMO header WTNT43 KNHC
and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT3.shtml

WIND:  Winds will continue to decrease across the Azores this
morning.

RAINFALL:  Lorenzo is expected to produce additional rain
accumulations of less than 1 inch (25 mm) through this morning.
Isolated storm total amounts of 2 inches (50 mm) are possible in the
western Azores.

SURF:  Swells generated by Lorenzo have spread across much of the
North Atlantic basin, and are affecting the east coast of the United
States, Atlantic Canada, the Bahamas, portions of the Greater and
Lesser Antilles, the Azores, and portions of the coast of Europe.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather
office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 800 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Pasch

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