TCPEP2 04:31:39.3889

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----------300 AM MDT Thu Jun 07 2018
...ALETTA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY OR FRIDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...14.6N 109.2W ABOUT 445 MI...715 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.36 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 300 AM MDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Aletta was located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 109.2 West. Aletta is moving toward the west near 7 mph (11 km/h). A gradual turn to the west-northwest and northwest is expected during the next 2 to 3 days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast and Aletta is expected to become a hurricane later today or early Friday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb (29.36 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 AM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Avila
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