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Tropical Storm DORA (Text)


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Tropical Storm Dora Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP042017
1000 AM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...DORA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
...HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.0N 101.8W
ABOUT 180 MI...295 KM SW OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
ABOUT 320 MI...520 KM SSE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB...29.56 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 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dora was
located near latitude 15.0 North, longitude 101.8 West.  Dora is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue over the next 48 hours.  On
the forecast track, the center of Dora is expected to move parallel
to but remain offshore of the coast of Mexico.

Satellite images indicate that the maximum sustained winds have
increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Additional strengthening is forecast during the next day or so, 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 1001 mb (29.56 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 400 PM CDT.

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Forecaster Pasch

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