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----------300 PM MDT Mon Jul 02 2018
...FABIO STILL STRENGTHENING...
 SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.8N 111.8W ABOUT 640 MI...1030 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 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 Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 111.8 West. Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h).  The hurricane is forecast to maintain a west-northwest heading with an increase in forward speed for the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is expected over the next 24 hours, and Fabio could be near major hurricane strength on Tuesday.  Steady to rapid weakening is forecast to begin by Wednesday and will continue through the end of the weak.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb (28.94 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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