991  
WTPZ65 KNHC 021356  
TCUEP5  
 
HURRICANE HECTOR TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP102018  
700 AM PDT THU AUG 02 2018  
   
..HECTOR RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES TO A HURRICANE
 
 
SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT HECTOR HAS BEEN RAPIDLY  
INTENSIFYING AND IS NOW A HURRICANE WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF  
85 MPH (140 KM/H) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. AN UPDATED INTENSITY FORECAST  
WILL BE ISSUED WITH THE 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC) ADVISORY PACKAGE.  
 
SUMMARY OF 700 AM PDT...1400 UTC...INFORMATION  
----------------------------------------------  
LOCATION...14.2N 124.4W  
ABOUT 1115 MI...1790 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES  
 

 
FORECASTER BERG/BRENNAN  
 
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