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Tropical Storm KATIA


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Tropical Storm Katia Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL132017
400 AM CDT Wed Sep 06 2017

...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM KATIA...


SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.1N 96.3W
ABOUT 105 MI...165 KM E OF TAMPICO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ESE OR 110 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

A tropical storm watch could be required for portions of the Mexican
state of Veracruz later today.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Katia was
located near latitude 22.1 North, longitude 96.3 West. Katia is
moving toward the east-southeast near 2 mph (4 km/h), and
the system should gradually turn southeastward during the next 24
hours and continue moving in this general direction through
Thursday.  A turn toward the southwest is forecast on Friday.
On the forecast track, the center of Katia is expected to
remain offshore of Mexico through Friday morning.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48
hours.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 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 Roberts

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