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Tropical Storm OTIS (Text)


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Tropical Storm Otis Advisory Number  24
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP152017
800 AM PDT Sun Sep 17 2017

...OTIS STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.3N 127.3W
ABOUT 1220 MI...1960 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 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 Otis was
located near latitude 16.3 North, longitude 127.3 West. Otis is
moving toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h).  A slow northward or
north-northwestward motion is expected during the next day or two.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with
higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is possible today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb (29.50 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 Cangialosi

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