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Intensity of Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) Increases

September 3rd, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) – September 1st, 2012

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Track of Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) - September 2nd, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 12L

As of 5 a.m. AST (0900 UTC) September 2, Tropical Storm Leslie (12L) is located within 30 nautical miles of 20.8°N 59.5°W, about 295 mi (475 km) NNE of the Leeward Islands.

Maximum sustained winds are 60 knots (70 mph, 110 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 994 mbar (hPa; 29.35 InHg), and the system is moving northwest at 13 kt (15 mph, 24 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center of Leslie.

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