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Hurricane FAUSTO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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HURRICANE FAUSTO ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP072008
800 AM PDT FRI JUL 18 2008

...FAUSTO BECOMES A HURRICANE...
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FAUSTO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 13.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.0 WEST OR ABOUT 445 MILES
...720 KM...SOUTHWEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
FAUSTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR. 
A CONTINUED WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED AND ARE NOW NEAR 75 MPH...120
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...13.6 N...108.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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