Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Frank Public Advisory


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WTPZ32 KNHC 300848
TCPEP2

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Hurricane Frank Advisory Number  17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP072022
200 AM PDT Sat Jul 30 2022

...FRANK CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.9N 115.4W
ABOUT 600 MI...970 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB...28.80 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Frank was located
near latitude 15.9 North, longitude 115.4 West.  Frank is moving
toward the northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this general motion 
is forecast to continue for the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h) 
with higher gusts.  Additional, possibly rapid, strengthening 
is expected during the next 12 to 24 hours, and Frank could become 
a major hurricane by tonight.  A weakening trend is expected to 
begin on Sunday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 975 mb (28.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Pasch



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