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Hurricane LANE Public Advisory Number 8

Issued at 200 AM PDT MON SEP 17 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 170840
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE LANE ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP122012
200 AM PDT MON SEP 17 2012
 
...LANE BECOMES A HURRICANE AND TURNS NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.9N 126.1W
ABOUT 1160 MI...1865 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.32 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 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LANE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 15.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 126.1 WEST.  LANE IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H.  THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TUESDAY...WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHWEST BY WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LANE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-
SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
POSSIBLE TODAY...FOLLOWED BY GRADUAL WEAKENING ON TUESDAY.
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80
MILES...130 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 

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