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Tropical Storm ELIDA (Text)


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Tropical Storm Elida Advisory Number   5
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092020
900 PM MDT Sun Aug 09 2020
 
...ELIDA QUICKLY STRENGTHENING...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE
SOON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.8N 107.4W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM WSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 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 Storm Elida was
located near latitude 17.8 North, longitude 107.4 West.  Elida is
moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple
of days, and Elida is expected to become a hurricane by Monday
morning.  Steady weakening is forecast begin Tuesday night.
 
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Elida are expected to affect portions
of the coast of west-central Mexico and the southern Baja
California peninsula during the next couple of days.  These swells
are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current
conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather office.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.
 
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