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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132015
800 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...JIMENA CONTINUES TO RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE FRIDAY MORNING...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.3N 119.9W
ABOUT 985 MI...1585 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.33 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 Tropical Storm Jimena was
located near latitude 12.3 North, longitude 119.9 West. Jimena is
moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue through early Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast during the
next 48 hours and Jimena is expected to become a hurricane early
Friday  morning, and become a major hurricane on Saturday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb (29.33 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Stewart


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