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Hurricane KENNETH


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BULLETIN
HURRICANE KENNETH ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132011
100 PM PST MON NOV 21 2011
 
...KENNETH CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 100 PM PST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...13.0N 110.6W
ABOUT 685 MI...1105 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 100 PM PST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KENNETH WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.6 WEST. KENNETH IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H. A TURN
TOWARD THE WEST AND SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN 24 HOURS...AND THIS MOTION SHOULD THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KENNETH IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.   ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND
KENNETH COULD APPROACH MAJOR HURRICANE STATUS DURING THE NEXT DAY
OR SO.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES...220 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 982 MB...29.00 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...700 PM PST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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