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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number  16
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
200 PM PDT Sat Jul 15 2017

...FERNANDA WEAKENS A LITTLE MORE BUT COULD RESTRENGTHEN TONIGHT
OR ON SUNDAY...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.4N 124.0W
ABOUT 1220 MI...1965 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 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 11.4 North, longitude 124.0 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h).  A turn toward the
west-northwest is expected tonight, and that motion should continue
into early next week.

Maximum sustained winds are near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Fernanda is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Some fluctuations in intensity are expected
during the next two days, but Fernanda is forecast to remain a
major hurricane into early next week.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles
(130 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 955 mb (28.20 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 Cangialosi

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