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WTPZ33 KNHC 260244
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TROPICAL STORM LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
900 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

...LESTER MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.0N 113.8W
ABOUT 480 MI...770 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 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 900 PM MDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lester was
estimated near latitude 17.0 North, longitude 113.8 West. Lester is
moving toward the west near 6 mph (9 km/h). A turn to the west-
northwest is anticipated during the next few hours, but Lester
should resume a westward track in a day or two.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher
gusts. Lester is forecast 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
----------------------
None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila



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