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HURRICANE FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072016
200 PM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...FRANK STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.5N 117.6W
ABOUT 500 MI...805 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 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 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Frank was located
near latitude 21.5 North, longitude 117.6 West. Frank is moving
toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general
motion is expected for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 80 mph (130 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is expected today, and
weakening is expected to begin on Wednesday.

Frank is a small tropical cyclone.  Hurricane-force winds extend
outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and
tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 986 mb (29.12 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake




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