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Tropical Storm KRISTY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KRISTY ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112012
200 AM PDT SUN SEP 16 2012
 
...KRISTY EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW SOON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...24.1N 117.0W
ABOUT 455 MI...735 KM WNW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KRISTY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.0 WEST. KRISTY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST AND NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
LATER TODAY AND MONDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS FORECAST BY
TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND
KRISTY IS LIKELY TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW BY EARLY MONDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY KRISTY WILL STILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. THESE SWELLS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.
PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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