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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2009

...TENTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE 2009 EAST PACIFIC SEASON FORMS SOUTH
OF MEXICO...
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF NEWLY-FORMED TROPICAL STORM
JIMENA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 102.3 WEST
OR ABOUT 250 MILES...405 KM...SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO AND
ABOUT 365 MILES...585 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
JIMENA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR. A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 48
HOURS WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST AND JIMENA
COULD BECOME A HURRICANE IN THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
  
...SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...14.1N 102.3W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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