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TROPICAL STORM FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER 9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP072016
300 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016


...FRANK HAS NOT STRENGTHENED...
...PASSING NORTH OF SOCORRO ISLAND...



SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.1N 110.6W ABOUT 410 MI...660 KM W OF MANZANILLO MEXICO ABOUT 265 MI...430 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 Frank was located near latitude 19.1 North, longitude 110.6 West. Frank is moving toward the west-northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h) and a west or west-northwest track is expected for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next day or so, with weakening forecast to begin on Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center. Socorro Island recently reported a wind gust to 53 mph...85 km/h.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells associated with Frank are affecting the coasts of the southern Baja California peninsula and the state of Sinaloa. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents. Please consult products from your local weather office.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.

$$ Forecaster Blake



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