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Hurricane EUGENE


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HURRICANE EUGENE ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP052011
200 AM PDT FRI AUG 05 2011
 
...EUGENE WEAKENS FURTHER...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.6N 122.3W
ABOUT 885 MI...1420 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 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 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EUGENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 122.3 WEST. EUGENE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  EUGENE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON WIND SCALE.  EUGENE IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A
TROPICAL STORM TODAY AND BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON SUNDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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