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Tropical Depression SEVENTEEN-E


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Tropical Depression Seventeen-E Advisory Number   1
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172018
900 PM MDT Fri Aug 31 2018

...ANOTHER TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC BASIN...


SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.3N 108.4W
ABOUT 425 MI...680 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 900 PM MDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression
Seventeen-E was located near latitude 14.3 North, longitude 108.4
West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph
(17 km/h).  A slower motion toward the west-northwest or northwest
is expected during the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and the
depression is expected to become a tropical storm on Saturday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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