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Tropical Storm IRWIN (Text)


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Tropical Storm Irwin Advisory Number  10
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP102017
200 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...IRWIN STILL STRENGTHENING...
...COULD BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.0N 117.8W
ABOUT 750 MI...1210 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 Tropical Storm Irwin was
located near latitude 15.0 North, longitude 117.8 West.  Irwin is
moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h), and a slow westward
motion is expected through Tuesday night.  A turn toward the
west-southwest is forecast on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast during
the next 48 hours, and Irwin is expected to become a hurricane
tonight.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 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 Berg

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