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Tropical Storm OTIS (Text)


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Tropical Storm Otis Advisory Number  29
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP152017
200 PM PDT Mon Sep 18 2017

...OTIS GOING DOWNHILL QUICKLY...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.1N 127.6W
ABOUT 1170 MI...1885 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Otis was
located near latitude 19.1 North, longitude 127.6 West. Otis is
moving toward the west near 2 mph (4 km/h).  A turn toward the
southwest is expected tonight, and a continued southwestward motion
with an increase in forward speed is forecast through Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 45 mph (75 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional weakening is forecast during the next
48 hours, and Otis will likely become a remnant low by tomorrow
afternoon.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Zelinsky

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