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Hurricane AMANDA (Text)


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HURRICANE AMANDA ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012014
800 PM PDT MON MAY 26 2014

...AMANDA CONTINUES TO RAPIDLY WEAKEN...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.7N 111.9W
ABOUT 650 MI...1045 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.65 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 CENTER OF HURRICANE AMANDA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.9 WEST. AMANDA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A SLOW
MOTION TOWARD THE NORTH AND THEN NORTH-NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  STEADY OR RAPID WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND AMANDA IS FORECAST TO
WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM BY WEDNESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90
MILES...150 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 970 MB...28.65 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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