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Tropical Storm PAUL


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Tropical Storm Paul Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP182018
200 AM PDT Sun Sep 09 2018

...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM PAUL...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.1N 117.5W
ABOUT 635 MI...1020 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Paul was
located near latitude 17.1 North, longitude 117.5 West. Paul is
moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h) and this
motion is expected to continue for another day or two.  A turn to
the west-northwest is expected to occur by late Monday or Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next
couple of days, but slow weakening is expected to begin by Tuesday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 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 Cangialosi

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