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Tropical Storm DORA (Text)


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Tropical Storm Dora Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP042017
400 AM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM DORA...
...HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.7N 100.9W
ABOUT 165 MI...265 KM SSW OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
ABOUT 370 MI...600 KM SE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dora was
located near latitude 14.7 North, longitude 100.9 West. Dora is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue through Tuesday.  On the
forecast track, the center of Dora is expected to move parallel to
but remain offshore of the coast of Mexico.

Satellite data indicate that maximum sustained winds have increased
to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is
forecast during the next 48 hours, and Dora could become a hurricane
on Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  Dora is expected to produce rain accumulations of 1 to 3
inches with isolated maximum amounts of 5 inches along coastal
sections of the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Michoacan
through Monday.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1000 AM CDT.

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Forecaster Blake

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