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Tropical Storm Dora Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP042017
400 PM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...DORA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TOMORROW...
...HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.7N 103.0W
ABOUT 165 MI...270 KM SSW OF LAZARO CARDENAS MEXICO
ABOUT 245 MI...390 KM SSE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 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 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Dora was
located near latitude 15.7 North, longitude 103.0 West.  Dora is
moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 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.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is expected during the next day or so, and Dora
is forecast to 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 1000 PM CDT.

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Forecaster Pasch

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