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Hurricane FABIO Public Advisory Number 7

Issued at 200 PM PDT FRI JUL 13 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 132041
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE FABIO ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP062012
200 PM PDT FRI JUL 13 2012
 
...FABIO BECOMES THE FIFTH HURRICANE OF THE SEASON...MORE THAN A
MONTH AHEAD OF SCHEDULE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.6N 111.4W
ABOUT 515 MI...825 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE FABIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 15.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.4 WEST.  FABIO IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  FABIO IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING
IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS OR SO.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 986 MB...29.12 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 

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