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Tropical Storm KRISTY Public Advisory Number 3

Issued at 800 PM PDT WED SEP 12 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 130246
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KRISTY ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112012
800 PM PDT WED SEP 12 2012
 
...TROPICAL STORM KRISTY A LITTLE STRONGER...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.0N 107.4W
ABOUT 200 MI...320 KM SW OF CABO CORRIENTES MEXICO
ABOUT 375 MI...605 KM SSE OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
KRISTY. ANY DEVIATION TO THE NORTH OF THE FORECAST TRACK WOULD
REQUIRE A TROPICAL STORM WATCH OR WARNING FOR A PORTION OF EXTREME
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA. 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KRISTY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.4 WEST. KRISTY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS. ON
THE FORECAST TRACK...KRISTY SHOULD CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE
SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...AND THEN MOVE TO THE SOUTH OF THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 
48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...HEAVY SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH OUTER RAINBANDS THAT ARE
AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO SHOULD
GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING AS KRISTY CONTINUES
TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE COAST.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER ROBERTS
 

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