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Hurricane AMANDA (Text)


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HURRICANE AMANDA ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012014
800 PM PDT SUN MAY 25 2014

...AMANDA MAINTAINING ITS STRENGTH...
...EXPECTED TO WEAKEN QUICKLY ON MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.6N 111.4W
ABOUT 720 MI...1155 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...941 MB...27.79 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 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE AMANDA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.4 WEST. AMANDA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/H...AND A SLOW
MOTION TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST OR NORTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 145 MPH...230 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  AMANDA IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  STEADY OR POSSIBLY RAPID 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 90
MILES...150 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 941 MB...27.79 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.

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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN

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