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Hurricane FELICIA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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HURRICANE FELICIA ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP082009
200 AM PDT THU AUG 06 2009
 
...FELICIA MAINTAINING CATEGORY 4 STRENGTH...EXPECTED TO WEAKEN
LATER TODAY...

AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FELICIA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 131.2 WEST OR ABOUT
1480 MILES...2380 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
FELICIA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR. 
A NORTHWESTWARD TO WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TRACK WITH AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 140 MPH...220 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  FELICIA IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE SCALE.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE COUPLE OF DAYS
AS FELICIA MOVES OVER COLDER WATER.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 40 MILES...65 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 155
MILES...250 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 937 MB...27.67 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...15.5N 131.2W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...937 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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