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Hurricane ELIDA


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HURRICANE ELIDA ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP062008
200 PM PDT THU JUL 17 2008

...ELIDA STILL A HURRICANE BUT GRADUALLY WEAKENING...
 
AT 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ELIDA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 123.3 WEST OR ABOUT 955 MILES
...1535 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
ELIDA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST AS ELIDA ENCOUNTERS COOLER
WATERS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND IT COULD BECOME A
TROPICAL STORM BY TOMORROW.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85
MILES...140 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...17.2 N...123.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KNABB
 
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