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By: 4Warn Weather Team Email
By: 4Warn Weather Team Email

PATTY FORMS BUT IS EXPECTED TO BE SHORT LIVED

SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...25.8N 72.5W
ABOUT 255 MI...415 KM NE OF THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 PATTY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.5 WEST. PATTY IS CURRENTLY STATIONARY BUT A SLOW MOVEMENT TO THE SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST OVERNIGHT WITH SOME WEAKENING LIKELY ON FRIDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE


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