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TROPICAL STORM RACHEL ADVISORY NUMBER 24
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP182014
200 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014


...RACHEL BARELY A TROPICAL STORM...



SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.3N 117.5W ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM RACHEL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.5 WEST. RACHEL IS STATIONARY...AND A VERY SLOW WESTWARD TO WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. CONTINUED WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND RACHEL IS LIKELY TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW BY LATE TODAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.



NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.

$$ FORECASTER PASCH

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