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Hurricane ELIDA (Text)


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Hurricane Elida Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092020
300 PM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020
 
...ELIDA BECOMES A HURRICANE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.6N 110.9W
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM N OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 235 MI...380 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.24 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 PM MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Elida was located
near latitude 19.6 North, longitude 110.9 West. Elida is moving
toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this
heading with a gradual decrease in forward speed is expected
through Thursday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Additional strengthening is anticipated during
the next day or so, but steady weakening is forecast to begin 
late Tuesday or Tuesday night.
 
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles
(110 km).
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb (29.24 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 day or two.  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 PM MDT.
 
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Forecaster Cangialosi
 
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