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Tropical Storm HERNAN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM HERNAN ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP092008
800 PM PDT THU AUG 07 2008

...HERNAN TURNS WESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HERNAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.8 WEST OR ABOUT 755
MILES...1215 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
HERNAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR.  A GENERAL
MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND HERNAN COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT OR FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...14.9 N...117.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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