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Hurricane KENNETH (Text)


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Hurricane Kenneth Advisory Number  17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
800 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...KENNETH CONTINUES TO WEAKEN...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.9N 133.1W
ABOUT 1490 MI...2400 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Kenneth was
located near latitude 20.9 North, longitude 133.1 West.  Kenneth is
moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 80 mph (130 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Continued weakening is forecast during the next
48 hours, and Kenneth is likely to become a tropical storm later
today and weaken to a tropical depression by late Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 984 mb (29.06 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Pasch

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