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Old August 8th, 2008, 01:50 PM
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HURRICANE HERNAN ADVISORY NUMBER 8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP092008
800 AM PDT FRI AUG 08 2008

...HERNAN BECOMES FIFTH HURRICANE OF THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC
SEASON...

AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HERNAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 119.9 WEST OR ABOUT 865
MILES...1390 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.

HERNAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED AND ARE NOW NEAR 75 MPH...120
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...14.7 N...119.9 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 13 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.

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FORECASTER KNABB/KIMBERLAIN
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