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Hurricane EUGENE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE EUGENE ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP052011
200 PM PDT WED AUG 03 2011
 
...EUGENE REACHES CATEGORY FOUR INTENSITY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...16.0N 115.4W
ABOUT 595 MI...960 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...942 MB...27.82 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE EUGENE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 16.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 115.4 WEST.  EUGENE IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 140 MPH...220 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  EUGENE IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  ALTHOUGH FLUCTUATIONS IN
INTENSITY COULD OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS OR SO...WEAKENING IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THURSDAY AS EUGENE MOVES OVER INCREASINGLY
COLDER WATERS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 155
MILES...250 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 942 MB...27.82 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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