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Tropical Storm KENNETH (Text)


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Tropical Storm Kenneth Advisory Number   7
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
800 PM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...KENNETH FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.2N 125.3W
ABOUT 1105 MI...1775 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.42 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 16.2 North, longitude 125.3 West. Kenneth is
moving toward the west near 17 mph (28 km/h).  A slower
west-northwestward motion is expected Sunday, and a gradual turn
toward the northwest is forecast on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is expected, and
Kenneth is forecast to become a hurricane later tonight.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.42 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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