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Tropical Storm ERIKA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM ERIKA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082003
2100Z FRI AUG 15 2003
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM BROWNSVILLE TO BAFFIN BAY
TEXAS. A HURRICANE WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM LA PESCA MEXICO
NORTHWARD TO THE U.S. BORDER.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION IN THE
HURRICANE WARNING AREA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF BAFFIN BAY
TO PORT O'CONNOR.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.0N  93.5W AT 15/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 270 DEGREES AT  19 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1000 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  50 KT WITH GUSTS TO  60 KT.
50 KT....... 20NE  20SE   0SW  20NW.
34 KT.......120NE  60SE  30SW 120NW.
12 FT SEAS..120NE  50SE  50SW 120NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 26.0N  93.5W AT 15/2100Z
AT 15/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.0N  92.5W
 
FORECAST VALID 16/0600Z 26.0N  96.5W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT... 25NE  10SE  10SW  25NW.
50 KT... 50NE  30SE  30SW  50NW.
34 KT...120NE  60SE  60SW 120NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 16/1800Z 26.0N 100.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 17/0600Z 26.0N 103.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 17/1800Z 26.0N 106.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 18/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 26.0N  93.5W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 16/0300Z
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
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