TCPEP2 16:31:49.7313

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----------300 PM MDT Sun Jul 01 2018
...FABIO CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE BY TUESDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.4N 108.4W ABOUT 530 MI...855 KM SSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO ABOUT 730 MI...1175 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.42 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 300 PM MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fabio was located near latitude 12.4 North, longitude 108.4 West. Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts.  Rapid intensification is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Fabio is expected to become a major hurricane by Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.42 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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