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Tropical Storm HERNAN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM HERNAN ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP092008
200 PM PDT THU AUG 07 2008

...HERNAN EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT OR TOMORROW...
 
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HERNAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 116.7 WEST OR ABOUT 715
MILES...1150 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
HERNAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO...AND HERNAN IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT OR
TOMORROW.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 992 MB...29.29 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...14.8 N...116.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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