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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number  13
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
800 PM PDT Fri Jul 14 2017

...FERNANDA CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...10.7N 120.8W
ABOUT 1105 MI...1780 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...947 MB...27.97 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 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Fernanda was
located near latitude 10.7 North, longitude 120.8 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h).  A turn toward the
west-northwest is expected on Saturday, and this motion is expected
to continue on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 145 mph (230 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Fernanda is a category 4 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Some additional strengthening
is possible tonight.  After that, little change in strength is
expected through Sunday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles
(110 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 947 mb (27.97 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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