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Hurricane Leslie 5:00 p.m. AST Thursday Advisory

Leslie stationary

Hurricane Leslie is 430 miles South-Southeast of Bermuda near Latitude 26.5N...Longitude 62.2W.  The storm has stalled. Maximum-sustained are 75 mph. Minimum-pressure is 29.09" or 985Mb.

Leslie is expected to strengthen to a 105 mph Category 2 Hurricane this weekend. Leslie is now forecasted to move well east of Bermuda Saturday.  The storm is then expected to eject northwards as a cold front moves off the U.S. Eastern Coast Sunday.

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Hurricane Michael 5 p.m. AST Thursday Advisory

Michael weakens

Hurricane Michael is 945 miles West-Southwest of The Azores near Latitude 30.6N...Longitude 41.0W.  The storm is moving Norht-Northeast at 6 mph. Maximum-sustained winds have decreased to 110 mph making Michael a Category 2 Hurricane.  Minimum-pressure is 28.56 or 967Mb.

The storm is expected to meander across the Open Atlantic before being ejected northeast mid-week thanks to a cold front.

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Remnants of Isaac

Low pressure, about 60 miles southeast of the Mouth of the Mississippi have failed to develop this afternoon.  Thunderstorms associated with the disturbance are displaced well to the Southwest.  Regardless, this system is running out of time to develop as a cold front will take it northeast into Florida Sunday.

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