Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Howard Public Advisory


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WTPZ34 KNHC 091436
TCPEP4

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Hurricane Howard Advisory Number  13
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092022
800 AM PDT Tue Aug 09 2022

...HOWARD EXPECTED TO WEAKEN...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.0N 116.9W
ABOUT 450 MI...725 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 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 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Howard was located
near latitude 22.0 North, longitude 116.9 West.  Howard is moving
toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this general
motion at a slightly slower forward speed is expected over the next
few days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Weakening is expected to begin later today and continue
during the next couple of days.  Howard is forecast to weaken to a
tropical storm tonight, and become post-tropical on Wednesday night
or early Thursday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles
(95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 983 mb (29.03 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Pasch



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