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Hurricane Adrian Near Mexico

14.7N 105.9W

June 10th, 2011 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Adrian (01E) - June 9th, 2011

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Track of TC 01E

Hurricane Adrian is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher gusts. Adrian is a category four hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. Slight strengthening is possible early Friday, with gradual weakening forecast to begin by Friday night and continuing into Saturday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km). Estimated minimum central pressure is 946 mb (27.94 inches).

Hazards affecting land include high surf: large swells generated by Adrian will continue to affect a
portion of the southwestern coast of Mexico today through at least early this weekend. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents.

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