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Tropical Storm BLANCA


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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BLANCA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022015
400 AM CDT TUE JUN 02 2015

...BLANCA FORECAST TO RAPIDLY INTENSIFY...


SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.3N 104.6W
ABOUT 365 MI...585 KM SW OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
ABOUT 395 MI...635 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 1 MPH...2 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB...29.56 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 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Blanca was
located near latitude 13.3 North, longitude 104.6 West. Blanca is
moving toward the west near 1 mph (2 km/h).  A slow and erratic
motion is expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Rapid strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days,
and Blanca is forecast to become a major hurricane by Wednesday
night or early Thursday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb (29.56 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1000 AM CDT.

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Forecaster Brown

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