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WTPZ35 KNHC 240848
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Tropical Storm Irwin Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP102017
200 AM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...IRWIN GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED WHILE MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.8N 117.4W
ABOUT 745 MI...1195 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB...29.56 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 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Irwin was
located near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 117.4 West.  Irwin is
moving toward the west near 5 mph (7 km/h), and a slow westward
motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Irwin
is expected to become a hurricane by Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb (29.56 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Zelinsky