Issued at 1100 PM AST Sat Aug 24 2019 000WTNT35 KNHC 250247TCPAT5BULLETINTropical Storm Dorian Advisory Number 3NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL0520191100 PM AST Sat Aug 24 2019...DORIAN MOVING STEADILY WESTWARD......WATCHES WILL LIKELY BE NECESSARY FOR PORTIONS OF THE LESSERANTILLES ON SUNDAY...SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION-----------------------------------------------LOCATION...10.9N 50.4WABOUT 635 MI...1020 KM ESE OF BARBADOSMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS--------------------There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.Interests in the central and northern Lesser Antilles shouldmonitor the progress of Dorian.DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK----------------------At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dorian waslocated near latitude 10.9 North, longitude 50.4 West. Dorian ismoving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h). The tropical storm isforecast to move generally west-northwestward at a similar forwardspeed for the next several days. On the forecast track, Dorian isexpected to be near the central Lesser Antilles on Tuesday.Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next few days, andDorian could be near hurricane strength when it approaches thecentral Lesser Antilles on Tuesday.Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km)from the center.The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND----------------------None.NEXT ADVISORY-------------Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.$$Forecaster Zelinsky

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