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Tropical Storm HECTOR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
200 PM PDT TUE AUG 14 2012
 
...HECTOR DRIFTING WESTWARD AND BECOMING LESS ORGANIZED...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...17.6N 114.9W
ABOUT 270 MI...435 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 490 MI...785 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 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 CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 114.9 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD
MOTION IS FORECAST TO BEGIN BY WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND HECTOR COULD BECOME A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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