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Hurricane AMANDA (Text)


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HURRICANE AMANDA ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012014
200 PM PDT SUN MAY 25 2014

...CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE AMANDA BEGINNING TO WEAKEN...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.3N 111.3W
ABOUT 740 MI...1185 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...935 MB...27.61 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 CENTER OF HURRICANE AMANDA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.3 WEST. AMANDA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H...AND A SLOW MOTION
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST OR NORTH IS FORECAST THROUGH TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 150 MPH...240 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  AMANDA IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS.

HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80
MILES...130 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 935 MB...27.61 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 STEWART

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