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Hurricane Hilary Advisory Number  17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092017
900 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...HILARY FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE LATER TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 900 AM MDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.3N 107.8W
ABOUT 540 MI...875 KM SSE OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB...28.80 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 AM MDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Hilary was located
near latitude 15.3 North, longitude 107.8 West. Hilary is moving
toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general
motion is expected over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Hilary is forecast to become a major hurricane later today,
with little change in wind speed forecast on Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles
(110 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 975 mb (28.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 300 PM MDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake