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Tropical Depression THIRTEEN-E (Text)


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Tropical Depression Thirteen-E Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
200 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.8N 117.9W
ABOUT 765 MI...1230 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 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 Depression
Thirteen-E was located near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 117.9
West. The depression is moving toward the west near 15 mph
(24 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the
next few days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts.  The depression is forecast to become a tropical storm
tonight.  Additional strengthening is expected after that, and it
could become a hurricane over the weekend.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 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 Zelinsky

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