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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number  22
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
200 AM PDT Mon Jul 17 2017

...FERNANDA MAINTAINING CATEGORY 3 STRENGTH FAR FROM LAND...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.4N 130.1W
ABOUT 1475 MI...2375 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...960 MB...28.35 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 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fernanda was
located near latitude 13.4 North, longitude 130.1 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A turn to
the northwest with a decrease in forward speed is expected during
the next day or so.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 120 mph (195 km/h) with higher
gusts. Fernanda is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale. Gradual weakening is expected during the
next couple of days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 960 mb (28.35 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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