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WTPZ32 KNHC 252037
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072016
300 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...FRANK SLOWLY WEAKENING...


SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.6N 114.4W
ABOUT 330 MI...530 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 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 Frank was
located near latitude 20.6 North, longitude 114.4 West. Frank is
moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h).  This general
motion with some increase in forward speed is expected for the next
couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with
higher gusts. Some slow weakening is forecast during the next 48
hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 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.

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Forecaster Blake