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Hurricane EUGENE


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HURRICANE EUGENE ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP052011
800 AM PDT TUE AUG 02 2011
 
...EUGENE STILL STRENGTHENING AND ZIPPING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.0N 109.6W
ABOUT 490 MI...795 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
ABOUT 615 MI...990 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...160 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB...28.73 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EUGENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.6 WEST.  EUGENE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 100 MPH...160
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  EUGENE IS NOW A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE
ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SOME ADDITIONAL
STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOUR OR SO...AND EUGENE
COULD POSSIBLY BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE DURING THAT TIME. 
WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY LATE WEDNESDAY OR WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES...220 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 973 MB...28.73 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 
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