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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER 14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP132015
800 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015


...POWERFUL JIMENA MOVING SLIGHTLY FASTER TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST...



SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.3N 127.5W ABOUT 1330 MI...2140 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...945 MB...27.91 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 Hurricane Jimena was located near latitude 13.3 North, longitude 127.5 West. Jimena is moving slightly faster toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher gusts. Jimena is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Fluctuations in intensity are possible during the next day or so, but Jimena is expected to remain a major hurricane through Monday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 945 mb (27.91 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Kimberlain

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