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----------900 PM MDT Mon Jul 02 2018
...FABIO ON A STRENGTHENING TREND... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 900 PM MDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...14.5N 113.0W ABOUT 615 MI...990 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...977 MB...28.85 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 Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 113.0 West.  Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h).  A slightly faster west-northwestward to northwestward motion is expected during the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is expected over the next 24 hours, and Fabio is forecast to be a major hurricane on Tuesday.  Steady to rapid weakening is expected to begin Tuesday night and that should continue through the end of the week.
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 977 mb (28.85 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 300 AM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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