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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
200 PM PDT Thu Jul 13 2017

...FERNANDA BECOMES A HURRICANE WHILE RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE ON FRIDAY...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.2N 116.0W
ABOUT 900 MI...1450 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.24 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 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fernanda was
located near latitude 11.2 North, longitude 116.0 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h), and a general motion
toward the west is expected during the next 48 hour.

Fernanda is rapidly intensifying and maximum sustained winds have
increased to near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts.  Additional
rapid strengthening is forecast, and Fernanda is likely to become a
major hurricane by Friday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles
(95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb (29.24 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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