TCPEP5 16:53:48.9903

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----------300 PM MDT Tue Sep 25 2018
...ROSA LIKELY TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY EARLY WEDNESDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.0N 108.9W ABOUT 410 MI...660 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 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 Tropical Storm Rosa was located near latitude 15.0 North, longitude 108.9 West. Rosa is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts, and Rosa is expected to strengthen rapidly into a hurricane overnight.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Ramos/Roberts
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