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Hurricane JIMENA


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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  23
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132015
200 AM PDT TUE SEP 01 2015

...JIMENA STILL A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.4N 139.1W
ABOUT 1075 MI...1730 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...948 MB...28.00 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 eye of Hurricane Jimena was located
near latitude 16.4 North, longitude 139.1 West.  Jimena is moving
toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h).  A turn toward the
west-northwest is expected later today, accompanied by a decrease
in forward speed through Wednesday night.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Jimena is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Slow weakening is forecast during the next 48
hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 185
miles (295 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 948 mb (28.00 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Berg

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