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Tropical Storm Greg Advisory Number 15
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP072017
800 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017


...STATUS QUO WITH GREG AS IT CONTINUES WESTWARD WITH 50-MPH WINDS...



SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.3N 117.4W ABOUT 770 MI...1240 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 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 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Greg was located near latitude 14.3 North, longitude 117.4 West. Greg is moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h). A westward or west-northwestward motion at a slightly faster forward speed is expected over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Greg could become a hurricane by Saturday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Berg

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