292  
WTNT62 KNHC 250415  
TCUAT2  
 
HURRICANE GASTON TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072016  
1215 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016  
   
..GASTON BECOMES THE THIRD HURRICANE OF THE ATLANTIC SEASON
 
 
DROPSONDE DATA FROM A NASA/NOAA GLOBAL HAWK MISSION INDICATE THAT  
GASTON HAS STRENGTHENED TO A HURRICANE. THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE  
ESTIMATED TO BE 75 MPH (120 KM/H) WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
 
SUMMARY OF 1215 AM AST...0415 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...18.7N 42.2W  
ABOUT 1215 MI...1955 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.47 INCHES  
 

 
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