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Tropical Storm CRISTINA


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TROPICAL STORM CRISTINA ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP032008
800 AM PDT SAT JUN 28 2008

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS TO BECOME TROPICAL STORM
CRISTINA OVER OPEN WATERS...
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTINA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 124.4 WEST OR ABOUT
1115 MILES...1795 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
CRISTINA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE WEST IS EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS...WITH A CONTINUED WESTWARD MOTION THROUGH MONDAY. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...14.4 N...124.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER ROBERTS/BEVEN
 
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