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Paul (16E) Upgraded to Hurricane Status

15.4N 117.1W

October 17th, 2012 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Paul (16E) – October 13th, 2012

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Track of Tropical Storm Paul (16E) - October 14th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 16E

As of 5 p.m. PDT October 16 (0000 UTC October 17), Hurricane Paul (16E) is located within 15 nautical miles of 25.2°N 112.5°W, about 30 mi (50 km) north-northwest of San Lazaro, Mexico.

Maximum sustained winds are 60 knots (70 mph, 110 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 986 mbar (hPa; 29.12 InHg), and the system is moving north at 12 kt (14 mph, 22 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 mi (185 km) from the center of Paul.

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