• Pacific-EN: TS Blanca A5

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    WTPZ32 KNHC 312041
    TCPEP2

    BULLETIN
    Tropical Storm Blanca Advisory Number 5
    NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP022021
    300 PM MDT Mon May 31 2021

    ...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM BLANCA WELL TO THE
    SOUTHWEST OF MEXICO...


    SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...13.5N 108.9W
    ABOUT 520 MI...840 KM SSW OF CABO CORRIENTES MEXICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
    ----------------------
    At 300 PM MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Blanca was
    located near latitude 13.5 North, longitude 108.9 West. Blanca is
    moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). A slower west-northwestward to northwestward motion is expected during the
    next few days.

    Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h)
    with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is expected tonight and
    Tuesday, followed by slow weakening on Wednesday and Thursday.

    Blanca is a small tropical cyclone. Tropical-storm-force winds only
    extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center.

    The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    None.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.

    $$
    Forecaster Stewart
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