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Hurricane CRISTINA


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HURRICANE CRISTINA SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER  12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP032014
530 AM PDT THU JUN 12 2014

Cristina has continued to rapidly intensify overnight.  Its
well-defined eye is now completely surrounded by cloud tops as cold
as -80C, and the current intensity is estimated to be around 125 kt
based mainly on objective ADT guidance.  This makes Cristina the
second category 4 hurricane of the eastern North Pacific season.

This special advisory is being issued to update the initial
intensity and the intensity forecast during the first 24 hours.
The remainder of the forecast remains unchanged from the 0900 UTC
advisory.

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT  12/1230Z 16.4N 106.9W  125 KT 145 MPH
 12H  12/1800Z 16.7N 107.5W  130 KT 150 MPH
 24H  13/0600Z 17.5N 108.9W  110 KT 125 MPH
 36H  13/1800Z 18.3N 110.1W   95 KT 110 MPH
 48H  14/0600Z 19.0N 111.3W   80 KT  90 MPH
 72H  15/0600Z 19.7N 112.8W   60 KT  70 MPH
 96H  16/0600Z 20.0N 114.0W   45 KT  50 MPH
120H  17/0600Z 20.0N 116.0W   30 KT  35 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW

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Forecaster Berg

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