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Hurricane AMANDA (Text)


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HURRICANE AMANDA ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012014
800 AM PDT TUE MAY 27 2014

...AMANDA MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD WELL WEST OF MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.7N 112.3W
ABOUT 585 MI...945 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...957 MB...28.26 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 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE AMANDA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.3 WEST. AMANDA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 120 MPH...195 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  AMANDA IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS AND AMANDA IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM BY
THURSDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 957 MB...28.26 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.

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FORECASTER LANDSEA

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