...MELISSA MAKES A TRANSITION TO A TROPICAL STORM... ...SHOULD WEAKEN AS IT ACCELERATES AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES TONIGHT... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Oct 12 the center of Melissa was located near 38.4, -65.6 with movement ENE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

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