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East Pacific Tropical Cyclone Update for June 30th, 2019

Tropical Storm Barbara is expected to become a Hurricane Monday Night.

Currently, No Impacts to the Island and State of Hawai'i is expected from Tropical Cyclone Barbara and the HIRSC Team will continue to monitor Barbara's track and forecast over the next few days.

Update as of June 30th, 2019 at 9:00 pm MDT

LOCATION: 11.0N 114.2W ABOUT 870 MI - 1400 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH (85 KM/H) PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 275 DEGREES AT 22 MPH (35 KM/H) MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1000 MB (29.53 INCHES) WATCHES AND WARNINGS There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK The center of Tropical Storm Barbara was located near latitude 11.0 North, longitude 114.2 West. Barbara is moving toward the west near 22 mph (35 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue with some decrease in forward speed during the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Barbara is forecast to become a hurricane by Monday night or Tuesday morning. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).

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