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09-21-2017, 07:00 PM
Issued at 800 PM AST Thu Sep 21 2017 000WTNT32 KNHC 212335TCPAT2BULLETINTropical Storm Jose Intermediate Advisory Number 66ANWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122017800 PM AST Thu Sep 21 2017...JOSE MEANDERING OFFSHORE OF THE COAST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND......TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS CONTINUE OVER EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NEWENGLAND...SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION----------------------------------------------LOCATION...39.6N 68.1WABOUT 150 MI...240 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTSMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...W OF 270 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS--------------------CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:None.SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...* Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach, including Cape Cod* Block Island* Martha's Vineyard* NantucketFor storm information specific to your area, including possibleinland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by yourlocal National Weather Service forecast office.DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK------------------------------At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jose waslocated near latitude 39.6 North, longitude 68.1 West. Jose isdrifting westward near 2 mph (4 km/h). The system is expected tomeander well offshore of the coast of southeastern New Englandduring the next few days.Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with highergusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days,and Jose is expected to become post-tropical on Friday.Jose is a large system. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outwardup to 205 miles (335 km) from the center. A sustained wind of 40mph (65 km/h) with a gust to 59 mph (94 km/h) was reported at theNantucket airport within the past few hours. An unofficialobserving site in Vineyard Haven on Martha's Vineyard has reporteda sustained wind of 39 mph (63 km/h) with a gust to 47 mph(76 km/h) within the past hour.The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND----------------------WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to continue in thewarning area through tonight.SURF: Swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda and much ofthe U.S. east coast and will likely cause dangerous surf and ripcurrent conditions during the next couple of days. For moreinformation, please consult products from your local weather office.RAINFALL: Jose is expected to produce additional rainfallaccumulations of 1 to 2 inches across Cape Cod and the offshoreislands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.NEXT ADVISORY-------------Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.$$Forecaster Brown

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