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Post-Tropical Cyclone Barbara at 18.7°N - 139.2°W

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6 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...ONCE POWERFUL HURRICANE BARBARA DEGENERATES INTO A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 5:00 AM HST Sat Jul 6 the center of Barbara was located near 18.7, -139.2 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

6 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...BARBARA EXPECTED TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL ON SATURDAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Fri Jul 5 the center of Barbara was located near 18.6, -137.5 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

6 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...BARBARA WILL LIKELY BECOME POST-TROPICAL LATER TONIGHT... As of 5:00 PM HST Fri Jul 5 the center of Barbara was located near 18.6, -136.2 with movement W at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

5 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...BARBARA LIKELY TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW TOMORROW... As of 11:00 AM HST Fri Jul 5 the center of Barbara was located near 18.6, -134.7 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

5 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...BARBARA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM... As of 5:00 AM HST Fri Jul 5 the center of Barbara was located near 18.4, -133.6 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

5 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...BARBARA NOW RAPIDLY WEAKENING AND EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON FRIDAY... As of 11:00 PM HST Thu Jul 4 the center of Barbara was located near 17.7, -132.6 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

5 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...BARBARA STILL A HURRICANE BUT EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON FRIDAY... As of 5:00 PM HST Thu Jul 4 the center of Barbara was located near 17.3, -131.7 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

4 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...COOL WATERS AND SHEAR TAKING A TOLL ON BARBARA... As of 11:00 AM HST Thu Jul 4 the center of Barbara was located near 16.7, -130.8 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

4 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...BARBARA GRADUALLY WEAKENING OVER OPEN WATERS... As of 5:00 AM HST Thu Jul 4 the center of Barbara was located near 16.0, -130.0 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 960 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

4 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...BARBARA WEAKENING BUT STILL A MAJOR HURRICANE... As of 11:00 PM HST Wed Jul 3 the center of Barbara was located near 15.4, -129.2 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 956 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 120 mph.

4 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...BARBARA WEAKENING AND HEADING FOR COOLER WATERS... As of 5:00 PM HST Wed Jul 3 the center of Barbara was located near 14.9, -128.5 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 947 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 130 mph.

3 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...BARBARA ON A WEAKENING TREND... As of 11:00 AM HST Wed Jul 3 the center of Barbara was located near 14.3, -127.5 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 941 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

3 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...BARBARA HAS BEGUN TO WEAKEN BUT STILL A POWERFUL CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE... As of 5:00 AM HST Wed Jul 3 the center of Barbara was located near 13.9, -126.6 with movement WNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 939 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 145 mph.

3 Jul 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...BARBARA BARGING ACROSS THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC AS A POWERFUL CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE... As of 11:00 PM HST Tue Jul 2 the center of Barbara was located near 13.5, -125.6 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 933 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 155 mph.

3 Jul 2019 - 3:00 UTC ...BARBARA RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES TO NEAR CATEGORY 5 STRENGTH... ...WEAKENING EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY... As of 5:00 PM HST Tue Jul 2 the center of Barbara was located near 13.1, -124.6 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 933 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 155 mph.

2 Jul 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...LARGE AND POWERFUL CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE BARBARA CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE OPEN EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 11:00 AM HST Tue Jul 2 the center of Barbara was located near 12.9, -123.2 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 945 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

2 Jul 2019 - 15:00 UTC ...BARBARA INTENSIFIED RAPIDLY EARLY THIS MORNING... ...THE HURRICANE COULD STRENGTHEN A LITTLE MORE... As of 5:00 AM HST Tue Jul 2 the center of Barbara was located near 12.5, -122.2 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 948 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 130 mph.

1 Jul 2019 - 23:00 UTC ...BARBARA STILL STRENGTHENING... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE SOON... As of 11:00 PM HST Mon Jul 1 the center of Barbara was located near 12.0, -121.1 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 969 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

1 Jul 2019 - 14:00 UTC ...BARBARA BECOMES A HURRICANE...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO A MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 2:00 PM PDT Mon Jul 1 the center of Barbara was located near 11.5, -118.5 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 983 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

1 Jul 2019 - 8:00 UTC ...BARBARA READY TO BECOME A HURRICANE AND A STRONG ONE... As of 8:00 AM PDT Mon Jul 1 the center of Barbara was located near 11.4, -117.3 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

1 Jul 2019 - 2:00 UTC ...BARBARA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... As of 2:00 AM PDT Mon Jul 1 the center of Barbara was located near 11.2, -115.8 with movement W at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

30 Jun 2019 - 21:00 UTC ...BARBARA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN WHILE MOVING QUICKLY WESTWARD... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY MONDAY NIGHT... As of 9:00 PM MDT Sun Jun 30 the center of Barbara was located near 11.0, -114.2 with movement W at 22 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

30 Jun 2019 - 9:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM BARBARA FORMS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 9:00 AM MDT Sun Jun 30 the center of Barbara was located near 10.6, -110.4 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

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