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Hurricane Willa Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP242018
700 PM MDT Tue Oct 23 2018

...CATEGORY 3 WILLA MAKES LANDFALL NEAR ISLA DEL BOSQUE, SINALOA...

At 700 PM MDT, satellite images indicate that Willa has made
landfall near Isla Del Bosque, Sinaloa, or about 10 miles (15 km)
south of Escuinapa.  Maximum winds at landfall were estimated to be
120 mph (195 km/h), with a minimum central pressure of 965 mb (28.50
inches).

A Mexican weather station near Marismas Nacionales recently reported
a wind gust to 95 mph (153 km/h).


SUMMARY OF 700 PM MDT...0100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.7N 105.8W
ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM SE OF MAZATLAN MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 030 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES

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Forecaster Blake