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Tropical Storm KENNETH (Text)


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Tropical Storm Kenneth Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
200 AM PDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...KENNETH EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.0N 126.1W
ABOUT 1155 MI...1860 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 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 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kenneth was
located near latitude 16.0 North, longitude 126.1 West. Kenneth is
moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h). A slower
west-northwestward motion is expected today, and a turn toward
the northwest is forecast to occur by late Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Strengthening is expected, and Kenneth is forecast to
become a hurricane today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 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 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Brown

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