Hurricane Frank, TS Georgette y mucho mas! 

Frank becomes the 5th Hurricane of the season, and July. We started this season super slow but wow has July been active!  NO threats to land.


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000
WTPZ32 KNHC 261502
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
HURRICANE FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072016
800 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

…FRANK BECOMES A HURRICANE, THE FIFTH ONE IN JULY…

SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…21.2N 116.6W
ABOUT 445 MI…715 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…989 MB…29.21 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
——————————
At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Frank was located
near latitude 21.2 North, longitude 116.6 West.  Frank is moving
toward the west-northwest at 9 mph (15 km/h) and this general
motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is expected today, and
weakening is expected to begin on Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles
(130 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 989 mb (29.21 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
———————-
None

NEXT ADVISORY
————-
Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake


 

Little Georgette has weakened to a Tropical Storm. 

000 WTPZ33 KNHC 261443 TCPEP3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM GEORGETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 20 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP082016

800 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016 …GEORGETTE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM…

SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————-

LOCATION…18.4N 128.6W ABOUT 1245 MI…2005 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH…110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 3 MPH…6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…990 MB…29.24 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK —————————— At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Georgette was located near latitude 18.4 North, longitude 128.6 West. Georgette is moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h). A motion toward the northwest with some increase in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Georgette could degenerate to a remnant low pressure area by Thursday. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb (29.24 inches). HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ———————- None NEXT ADVISORY ————- Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT. $$ Forecaster Beven

… and of course, July is acting like it has something to prove.


At this time, for what it’s worth, it’s not showing up in the long term forecasts. We’ll see. 

~Jenn 

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