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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number  31
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
800 AM PDT Wed Jul 19 2017

...FERNANDA IS SLOWLY WEAKENING OVER THE OPEN PACIFIC...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.4N 135.5W
ABOUT 1290 MI...2080 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 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 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fernanda was
located near latitude 17.4 North, longitude 135.5 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h).  A turn toward
the west-northwest is expected later today, with this motion
continuing through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 85 mph (140 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional weakening is forecast during the
next couple of days, and Fernanda is expected to weaken to a
tropical storm tonight or Thursday.

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 982 mb (29.00 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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