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----------900 AM MDT Sun Jul 01 2018
...FABIO GETTING STRONGER... ...FORECAST TO RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN...
 SUMMARY OF 900 AM MDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.0N 107.4W ABOUT 525 MI...845 KM SSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO ABOUT 770 MI...1240 KM SSE OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 900 AM MDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fabio was located near latitude 12.0 North, longitude 107.4 West. Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue over the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.  Rapid strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Fabio is forecast is forecast to become a hurricane tonight or early Monday and attain major hurricane strength by Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 300 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Brown
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