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TROPICAL STORM FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072016
300 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...FRANK NOW A 70-MPH TROPICAL STORM...


SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.0N 112.8W
ABOUT 275 MI...440 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 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 20.0 North, longitude 112.8 West.  Frank is
moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h) and this
general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Frank could become a hurricane tonight or on
Monday before weakening likely begins on Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb (29.30 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