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Hurricane JIMENA


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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132015
800 AM PDT TUE SEP 01 2015

...JIMENA WEAKENS SOME...
...MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL PACIFIC...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.9N 140.1W
ABOUT 1000 MI...1610 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 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 Jimena was located
near latitude 16.9 North, longitude 140.1 West. Jimena is moving
toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h) and this general
motion is expected to continue during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 120 mph (195 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Jimena is a category 3 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Gradual 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 205 miles
(335 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 955 mb (28.20 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on Jimena.  Future information on this system can be
found in Public Advisories issued by the Central Pacific Hurricane
Center beginning at 2 PM PDT (11 AM HST), under AWIPS header
TCPCP4, WMO header WTPA34 PHFO, and on the web at
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/cphc.

$$
Forecaster Roberts

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