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Tropical Storm ELIDA (Text)


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Tropical Storm Elida Advisory Number   6
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092020
300 AM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020
 
...ELIDA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.3N 108.8W
ABOUT 145 MI...235 KM ESE OF SOCORRO ISLAND MEXICO
ABOUT 325 MI...525 KM SSE OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 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 300 AM MDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Elida was
located near latitude 18.3 North, longitude 108.8 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.  Strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, and 
Elida is expected to become a hurricane later today.  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 995 mb (29.39 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 900 AM MDT.
 
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Forecaster Stewart
 
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