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----------800 PM PDT Wed Jul 04 2018
...FABIO RAPIDLY WEAKENING...
 SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...18.4N 122.7W ABOUT 885 MI...1420 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...981 MB...28.97 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fabio was located near latitude 18.4 North, longitude 122.7 West.  Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). A west-northwestward to northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected to continue for the next several days.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts.  Rapid weakening is forecast, and Fabio is expected to become a tropical storm on Thursday.  Continued weakening is expected thereafter, and Fabio will likely degenerate into a remnant low on Friday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 981 mb (28.97 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Stewart
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