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Tropical Storm KENNETH (Text)


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Tropical Storm Kenneth Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
800 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM KENNETH...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.0N 119.1W
ABOUT 810 MI...1305 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kenneth was
located near latitude 15.0 North, longitude 119.1 West. Kenneth is
moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h).  A gradual turn
toward the west-northwest is expected Saturday night, and
this general motion is forecast to continue through Sunday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is expected, and Kenneth is
forecast to become a hurricane on Sunday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Roberts

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