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Maria shortly after midnight UTC, or around 8.15 pm AST-EDT.
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WTNT65 KNHC 190055
TCUAT5
Hurricane Maria Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL152017
900 PM AST Mon Sep 18 2017
…900 PM AST POSITION UPDATE…
…EYEWALL OF CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE MARIA MOVING ONSHORE OVER
DOMINICA…

At 900 PM AST (0100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Maria was estimated
by data from the French radar on Martinique near latitude 15.3
North, longitude 61.2 West.

SUMMARY OF 900 PM AST…0100 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…15.3N 61.2W
ABOUT 5 MI…10 KM SE OF DOMINICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…160 MPH…260 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…924 MB…27.29 INCHES
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Forecaster Brown/Blake

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCUAT5+shtml/190055.shtml