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Hurricane AMANDA (Text)


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HURRICANE AMANDA ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012014
200 PM PDT SAT MAY 24 2014

...AMANDA A LITTLE STRONGER...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.4N 110.3W
ABOUT 660 MI...1060 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE AMANDA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 11.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.3 WEST.  AMANDA IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON
SUNDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR TWO...AND AMANDA COULD BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE ON
SUNDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES...110 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.

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FORECASTER BERG

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