285  
WTPZ61 KNHC 021845  
TCUEP1  
 
HURRICANE SERGIO TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP212018  
1145 AM PDT TUE OCT 02 2018  
   
..SERGIO BECOMES A MAJOR HURRICANE
 
 
SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT SERGIO IS QUICKLY STRENGTHENING,  
AND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO AN ESTIMATED 115 MPH  
(185 KM/H), WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THIS INCREASE IN INTENSITY WILL BE  
REFLECTED IN THE INTENSITY FORECAST ISSUED IN THE 2 PM PDT (2100  
UTC) ADVISORY PACKAGE.  
 
SUMMARY OF 1145 AM PDT...1845 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...11.1N 114.7W  
ABOUT 870 MI...1400 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES  
 

 
FORECASTER BRENNAN/PASCH  
 
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