705  
WTNT62 KNHC 081354  
TCUAT2  
 
HURRICANE JOSE TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122017  
1000 AM AST FRI SEP 08 2017  
   
..HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE FINDS JOSE IS A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE
 
 
DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE INDICATE THAT THE  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS IN JOSE HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 150 MPH (240  
KM/H), MAKING JOSE AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE.  
THIS INTENSITY CHANGE WILL BE REFLECTED IN THE UPCOMING 1100 AM  
AST (1500 UTC) ADVISORY.  
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM AST...1400 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...16.2N 56.9W  
ABOUT 435 MI...700 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...942 MB...27.82 INCHES  
 

 
FORECASTER ZELINSKY  
 
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