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WTPZ31 KNHC 282036
TCPEP1

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TROPICAL STORM ANDRES ADVISORY NUMBER 3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP012015
300 PM MDT THU MAY 28 2015


...ANDRES QUICKLY STRENGTHENS...



SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.6N 112.5W ABOUT 800 MI...1285 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 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 300 PM MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Andres was located near latitude 11.6 North, longitude 112.5 West. Andres is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue through tonight. A turn toward the northwest with a decrease in forward speed is forecast on Friday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Andres is expected to become a hurricane tonight or Friday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.

$$ Forecaster Brown

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