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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 AM CDT SUN JUL 13 2003
 
...CLAUDETTE BEGINS TO STRENGTHEN...HURRICANE WATCHES ISSUED...

AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE TEXAS
GULF COAST FROM PORT OCONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
HURRICANE WATCH FROM RIO SAN FERNANDO NORTHWARD TO THE U.S. BORDER.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 92.4 WEST OR ABOUT 315
MILES...505 KM...EAST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.

THE CENTER OF CLAUDETTE CONTINUES TO MOVE ERRATICALLY...BUT
CLAUDETTE IS GENERALLY MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH
...11 KM/HR.  THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS FOLLOWED BY A GRADUAL TURN TO THE WEST.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  60 MPH... 95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLOW STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
THE LATEST PRESSURE MEASURED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT
RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.
 
SWELLS ARE APPROACHING THE TEXAS COAST AND COULD CREATE DANGEROUS
SURF CONDITIONS.

REPEATING THE 10 AM CDT POSITION...25.4 N... 92.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 60 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 996 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 4 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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