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Tropical Storm IGNACIO


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TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2003
 
THIS IS A SPECIAL ADVISORY TO UPDATE THE INTENSITY FORECAST FOR
IGNACIO AND TO ISSUE A HURRICANE WARNING.

IGNACIO HAS CONTINUED TO DEVELOP QUICKLY THIS MORNING.  IR IMAGERY
SHOWS A WARM SPOT IN THE CENTER OF INCREASINGLY BANDED CONVECTION. 
SPECIAL DVORAK CLASSIFICATIONS AT 1630Z BY TAFB AND SAB WERE
T3.5...OR 55 KT.  OUTFLOW LOOKS EXCELLENT TO THE EAST AND IS
IMPROVING TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH.  WATERS ARE VERY WARM AND
CONTINUED STRENGTHENING TO A HURRICANE IS EXPECTED.

THERE HAS BEEN NO CHANGE TO THE TRACK FORECAST.  ONLY THE
INTENSITIES AND RADII HAVE BEEN CHANGED WITH THIS ADVISORY.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      23/1800Z 21.9N 108.6W    55 KT
 12HR VT     24/0000Z 22.3N 109.1W    65 KT
 24HR VT     24/1200Z 23.2N 110.0W    70 KT...INLAND
 36HR VT     25/0000Z 24.0N 111.0W    55 KT...ALONG THE COAST
 48HR VT     25/1200Z 24.5N 111.8W    40 KT...ALONG THE COAST
 72HR VT     26/1200Z 25.5N 113.0W    30 KT...OVER WATER
 96HR VT     27/1200Z 26.5N 114.0W    20 KT...DISSIPATING
120HR VT     28/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
 
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