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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook



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ABPZ20 KNHC 180540
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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1100 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

Satellite images indicate that shower and thunderstorm activity
associated with a low pressure area located about 650 miles
south-southwest of the Baja California peninsula has increased
since yesterday.  Environmental conditions are conducive for this
this system becoming a tropical cyclone at any time over the next
day or so while it moves west-northwestward at about 15 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.

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Forecaster Blake