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Tropical Storm Norma Advisory Number  19
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172017
900 PM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017

...NORMA FORECAST TO DISSIPATE IN A DAY OR TWO...


SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.7N 113.7W
ABOUT 255 MI...415 KM WSW OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 900 PM MDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Norma was
located near latitude 21.7 North, longitude 113.7 West.  Norma is
moving toward the west-northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue on Tuesday with a gradual
turn to the northwest thereafter.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

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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SURF:  Swells generated by Norma are affecting portions of the coast
of southwestern Mexico and Baja California Sur and will continue
into Tuesday.  These swells are likely to cause life-threatening
surf and rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your
local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.

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Forecaster Avila

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