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Hurricane KENNETH


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE KENNETH ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132011
700 AM PST WED NOV 23 2011
 
...KENNETH QUICKLY UNRAVELLING...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 700 AM PST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.6N 117.3W
ABOUT 860 MI...1385 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 700 AM PST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KENNETH WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.3 WEST. KENNETH IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY...AND THIS MOTION SHOULD
CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KENNETH IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE. CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...AND KENNETH IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL
STORM ON THURSDAY.  
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 978 MB...28.88 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...100 PM PST.
 
$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS/BROWN
 
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