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Tropical Storm BUD Public Advisory Number 13

Issued at 800 PM PDT WED MAY 23 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 240235
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BUD ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022012
800 PM PDT WED MAY 23 2012
 
...BUD ALMOST A HURRICANE...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PART OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.2N 107.9W
ABOUT 410 MI...655 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.26 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH ALONG THE
PACIFIC COAST FROM PUNTA SAN TELMO TO LA FORTUNA.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BUD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.9 WEST. BUD IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
CENTER OF BUD IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF
MEXICO BY LATE FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND BUD IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A
HURRICANE ON THURSDAY.  SOME SLIGHT WEAKENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN
BY FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 991 MB...29.26 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST IN
THE WATCH AREA BY LATE FRIDAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...1100 PM PDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 

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