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WTNT65 KNHC 031658
TCUAT5

Tropical Storm Gamma Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL252020
1200 PM CDT Sat Oct 03 2020

...GAMMA MAKES LANDFALL NEAR TULUM, MEXICO...

Surface observations and satellite images indicate that the center 
of Tropical Storm Gamma made landfall in the northeast Yucatan 
Peninsula near Tulum, Mexico, around 1145 AM CDT.  The storm was 
very close to hurricane strength at landfall, with maximum 
sustained winds near 70 MPH (110 MPH) with higher gusts.

A weather station at Xel-Ha Park, along the Yucatan coast just 
north of Tulum, reported a sustained wind of 55 mph (89 km/h) and a 
gust to 68 mph (109 km/h) within the past hour.


SUMMARY OF 1200 PM CDT...1700 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.2N 87.5W
ABOUT 0 MI...0 KM N OF TULUM MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 INCHES

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Forecaster Pasch