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Tropical Storm ELIDA (Text)


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Tropical Storm Elida Advisory Number  15
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092020
800 AM PDT Wed Aug 12 2020
 
...ELIDA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL ON THURSDAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.5N 118.7W
ABOUT 370 MI...600 KM SW OF PUNTA EUGENIA MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Elida was
located near latitude 23.5 North, longitude 118.7 West.  Elida is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h).  A 
northwestward or north-northwestward motion at a slower forward 
speed is expected to begin later today and continue through Friday.
 
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 65 mph (100 km/h) 
with higher gusts.  Additional weakening is forecast, and Elida is 
expected to become a remnant low on Thursday.  The remnant low 
should dissipate by late Friday.
 
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 will continue to affect portions
of the west coast of the Baja California peninsula today and will
begin to subside tonight.  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 200 PM PDT.
 
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Forecaster Berg
 
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