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Tropical Storm Jova Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP122017
300 AM MDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...JOVA MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AND APPROACHING SOCORRO ISLAND...


SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.3N 110.4W
ABOUT 250 MI...405 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 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 300 AM MDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Jova was
located near latitude 19.3 North, longitude 110.4 West. Jova is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and a
gradual turn toward the west is expected during the next 24 hours.
On the forecast track, the center of Jova should pass north of
Socorro Island during the next several hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Slight strengthening is expected today, with weakening expected by
Sunday night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.  During the past few hours, the Mexican automated
station on Socorro Island reported a wind gust of 35 mph (57 km/h).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 900 AM MDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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