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Tropical Storm DOLORES


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TROPICAL STORM DOLORES ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP052009
800 AM PDT THU JUL 16 2009

...DOLORES WEAKENING AS IT MOVES INTO COLDER WATERS...
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLORES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 120.4 WEST OR ABOUT 730
MILES...1175 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
DOLORES IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR
...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...AND DOLORES IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION BY FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

...SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...18.9N 120.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 300 DEGREES AT 17 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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