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WTPZ65 KNHC 232328
TCUEP5

HURRICANE PATRICIA TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP202015
625 PM CDT FRI OCT 23 2015

...CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE PATRICIA MAKES LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST
OF MEXICO WITH 165-MPH WINDS...

Satellite images indicate that the center of the eye of Patricia
made landfall at approximately 615 PM CDT...2315 UTC...along the
coast of southwestern Mexico near Cuixmala.  This position is also
about 55 miles...85 km...west-northwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. The
maximum winds were estimated to be 165 mph...270 km/h.


SUMMARY OF 615 PM...2315 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.4N 105.0W
ABOUT 55 MI...85 KM WNW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...165 MPH...270 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...920 MB...27.17 INCHES

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Forecaster Blake/Stewart