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Tropical Storm DOLORES


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TROPICAL STORM DOLORES ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP052009
800 PM PDT WED JUL 15 2009

...DOLORES STRENGTHENS...
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLORES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.4 WEST OR ABOUT 630
MILES...1015 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
DOLORES IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION WITH A TURN TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON
THURSDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT BEFORE THE STORM
STARTS TO WEAKEN BY LATE TOMORROW. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  EARLIER TODAY...A GUST TO 45 MPH...72 KM/HR...WAS
RECORDED AT CLARION ISLAND.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
  
...SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...17.1N 117.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 310 DEGREES AT 14 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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