364  
WTNT61 KNHC 141955  
TCUAT1  
 
HURRICANE FLORENCE TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL062018  
400 PM EDT FRI SEP 14 2018  
   
..400 PM EDT POSITION UPDATE
 
 
...FLORENCE MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN  
NORTH CAROLINA...   
..TORRENTIAL RAINS WILL CONTINUE
 
 
NOAA DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR DATA AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE  
THAT THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FLORENCE HAS CONTINUED TO MOVE SLOWLY  
WESTWARD TOWARD THE NORTH CAROLINA-SOUTH CAROLINA BORDER.  
 
AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS HAVE REPORTED A RECENT WIND GUST OF 76 MPH  
(122 KM/H) IN ATLANTIC BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA. A BUOY OPERATED BY  
THE CORMP PROGRAM EAST OF MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA RECENTLY  
REPORTED A WIND GUST OF 69 MPH (111 KM/H). SURFACE OBSERVATIONS  
INDICATE THAT THE CENTRAL PRESSURE HAS RISEN TO NEAR 971 MB (28.67  
INCHES).  
 
THE RADAR PRESENTATION OF FLORENCE HAS WEAKENED AS THE CENTER HAS  
MOVED INLAND, SO THIS WILL BE THE LAST HOURLY TROPICAL CYCLONE  
POSITION UPDATE ISSUED ON FLORENCE. PUBLIC ADVISORIES WILL BE  
ISSUED EVERY THREE HOURS UNTIL THE SYSTEM WEAKENS BELOW TROPICAL  
STORM STRENGTH.  
 
SUMMARY OF 400 PM EDT...2000 UTC...INFORMATION  
----------------------------------------------  
LOCATION...34.0N 78.5W  
ABOUT 40 MI...65 KM WSW OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA  
ABOUT 35 MI...55 KM NE OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...971 MB...28.67 INCHES  
 

 
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