Tropical Storm Paulette Forms In the Far East Atlantic Ocean

Weather

Here is the bulletin from the National Hurricane Center:

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Paulette Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL172020
1100 AM AST Mon Sep 07 2020

...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM PAULETTE OVER THE CENTRAL
TROPICAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.2N 42.2W
ABOUT 1205 MI...1940 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
ABOUT 1375 MI...2215 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Paulette was
located near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 42.2 West. Paulette is
moving toward the west-northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h). A general 
weest-northwestward to northwestward motion at a slightly faster 
speed is expected during the next several days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Modest additional strengthening is expected 
during the next couple of days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

Here is a look at the intensity forecast. The system will likely stay a tropical storm this week.

Intensity Forecast

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