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Hurricane KENNETH (Text)


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Hurricane Kenneth Advisory Number  16
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
200 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...KENNETH QUICKLY WEAKENING...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.0N 132.5W
ABOUT 1465 MI...2355 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 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 Hurricane Kenneth was
located near latitude 20.0 North, longitude 132.5 West. Kenneth is
moving toward the northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and a turn
toward the north-northwest is expected later today.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 90 mph (150 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional rapid weakening is forecast during
the next 48 hours, and Kenneth is expected to weaken to a tropical
storm later today.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles
(165 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 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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