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ABPZ20 KNHC 251138
TWOEP

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
500 AM PDT THU AUG 25 2016

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently
upgraded Tropical Storm Lester, located about 500 miles south-
southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.

Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure
located about 1500 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of the
Baja California peninsula have increased a little during the past
24 hours.  Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for
gradual development, and a tropical depression is likely to form by
this weekend while the low moves westward or west-northwestward at
15 to 20 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent

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Public Advisories on Lester are issued under WMO header WTPZ33 KNHC
and under AWIPS header MIATCPEP3.  Forecast/Advisories on Lester are
issued under WMO header WTPZ23 KNHC and under AWIPS header
MIATCMEP3.

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Forecaster Brennan



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