TCPEP2 10:41:46.4809

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----------800 AM PDT Tue Jul 03 2018
...FABIO STRENGTHENS SOME MORE... ...ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE TODAY...
 SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.2N 115.6W ABOUT 650 MI...1045 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...969 MB...28.62 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 115.6 West.  Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h).  A west-northwest to northwest heading at a similar forward speed is expected through the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is possible later today and Fabio is forecast to be near major hurricane strength tonight.  Steady to rapid weakening is expected to begin on Wednesday, and Fabio will likely become a tropical storm on Thursday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 969 mb (28.62 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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