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WTPZ33 KNHC 252036
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER 5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP132016
300 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016


...LESTER A LITTLE STRONGER...



SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.9N 113.4W ABOUT 470 MI...760 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 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 Lester was located near latitude 16.9 North, longitude 113.4 West. Lester is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). A gradual turn toward the west at a slightly slower forward speed is expected over the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Lester is likely to become a hurricane on Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.

$$ Forecaster Pasch



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