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Tropical Storm KENNETH (Text)


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Tropical Storm Kenneth Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
800 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...KENNETH WEAKENING RAPIDLY...
...LIKELY TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL SOON...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.6N 135.1W
ABOUT 1595 MI...2565 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 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 Tropical Storm Kenneth was
located near latitude 24.6 North, longitude 135.1 West. Kenneth is
moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this
general direction of motion with a gradual decrease in forward speed
is expected over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts. Continued weakening is forecast during the next 48
hours, and Kenneth is likely to become a post-tropical cyclone by
tonight.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 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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