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----------900 AM MDT Mon Jul 02 2018
...FABIO BECOMES A HURRICANE... ...ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING EXPECTED...
 SUMMARY OF 900 AM MDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...12.8N 110.9W ABOUT 700 MI...1125 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 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 Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 12.8 North, longitude 110.9 West. Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A slightly faster west-northwestward motion is expected over the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening is expected during the next day or two, and Fabio is forecast to become a major hurricane on Tuesday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 989 mb (29.21 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 300 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Brown
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