TCPEP2 22:53:53.0677

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----------900 PM MDT Sun Jul 01 2018
...FABIO EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN INTO A MAJOR HURRICANE BY TUESDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.5N 109.5W ABOUT 565 MI...910 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO ABOUT 720 MI...1155 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 900 PM MDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fabio was located near latitude 12.5 North, longitude 109.5 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 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts.  Rapid intensification is forecast during the next couple of days, and Fabio is expected to become a hurricane on Monday and strengthen into a major hurricane by Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Stewart
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