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WTPZ34 KNHC 092036
TCPEP4

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Tropical Storm Elida Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092020
300 PM MDT Sun Aug 09 2020

...ELIDA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.0N 106.4W
ABOUT 195 MI...315 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 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 Tropical Storm Elida was
located near latitude 17.0 North, longitude 106.4 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 have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the
next couple of days, and Elida is expected to become a hurricane on
Monday.  Some weakening could begin late Tuesday or Wednesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 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 PM MDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi