TCPEP2 04:45:27.0004

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----------300 AM MDT Mon Jul 02 2018
...FABIO FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY...
 SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.5N 110.1W ABOUT 720 MI...1155 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 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 Fabio was located near latitude 12.5 North, longitude 110.1 West.  Fabio is moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A turn toward the west-northwest is expected later today, and Fabio is forecast to gradually accelerate in that direction through late Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts.  Rapid intensification is forecast during the next day or two, with Fabio expected to become a hurricane later today and a major hurricane Monday night or Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 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 Berg
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