TCPEP2 04:32:10.3007

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----------300 AM MDT Tue Jul 03 2018
...FABIO EXPECTED TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE...
 SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.1N 114.5W 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 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 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 300 AM MDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 15.1 North, longitude 114.5 West. Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue during the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts.  However, strengthening is indicated, and Fabio is forecast to be a major hurricane later today or early Wednesday. Steady to rapid weakening is expected to begin after that time.
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 900 AM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Avila
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