Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Howard Public Advisory


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WTPZ34 KNHC 102036
TCPEP4

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Howard Advisory Number  18
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP092022
200 PM PDT Wed Aug 10 2022

...HOWARD FORECAST TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.9N 121.3W
ABOUT 725 MI...1170 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Howard was 
located near latitude 23.9 North, longitude 121.3 West. Howard is 
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A gradual 
turn toward the west with a slight decrease in forward speed is 
expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with 
higher gusts. Howard is forecast to continue weakening and will 
likely become a post-tropical cyclone tonight.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

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Forecaster D. Zelinsky/Onderlinde



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