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Hurricane MIRIAM Public Advisory Number 10

Issued at 200 AM PDT MON SEP 24 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 240821
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE MIRIAM ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132012
200 AM PDT MON SEP 24 2012
 
...CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE MIRIAM RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.3N 112.2W
ABOUT 415 MI...665 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...971 MB...28.67 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 MIRIAM WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.2 WEST. MIRIAM IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
MOTION WITH A REDUCTION IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MIRIAM IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY 
OR SO...AND MIRIAM COULD BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 971 MB...28.67 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 STEWART
 

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