By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
WANDA MOVING SLOWLY SOUTHWARD…EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHEASTWARD LATER TODAY
TC Wanda is located about 620 miles west of the Azores
According the NHC advisory 26…Wanda is moving toward the south near 5 mph (7 km/h), and this general motion with a further decrease in forward speed is expected to continue this morning.
A sharp turn toward the northeast is forecast to occur by this afternoon, followed by acceleration toward the northeast tonight, with that motion continuing on Sunday and Monday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected during the next couple of days.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center, mainly in the western semicircle.
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