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Tropical Storm GENEVIEVE


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TROPICAL STORM GENEVIEVE ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP082008
200 PM PDT MON JUL 21 2008

...THE SEVENTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE YEAR FORMS SOUTH OF MEXICO...
 
AT 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GENEVIEVE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 102.6 WEST OR ABOUT 275
MILES...440 KM...SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO AND ABOUT 370 MILES...
595 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
GENEVIEVE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR...AND
A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STEADY STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...13.9 N...102.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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