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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 PM CDT SUN JUL 13 2003

...CLAUDETTE BARELY MOVING...A LITTLE STRONGER...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TEXAS GULF COAST FROM
PORT OCONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE...AND FOR THE MEXICAN COAST FROM THE
TEXAS BORDER SOUTHWARD TO RIO SAN FERNANDO.  WARNINGS MAY BE
REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA TOMORROW MORNING.
 
AT 10 PM CDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED BY A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE NEAR LATITUDE 25.7 NORTH...
LONGITUDE  92.3 WEST OR ABOUT 320 MILES...510 KM...EAST OF
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
 
CLAUDETTE HAS BEEN MEANDERING DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS AND LITTLE
MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 6 TO 12 HOURS. A SLOW MOTION
TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TO RESUME THEREAFTER. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE
POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
PRIMARILY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 
992 MB...29.29 INCHES.

SWELLS ARE APPROACHING THE TEXAS COAST AND COULD CREATE DANGEROUS
SURF CONDITIONS.

REPEATING THE 10 PM CDT POSITION...25.7 N... 92.3 W.  MOVEMENT
NEARLY STATIONARY.   MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 65 MPH.  MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE... 992 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 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 4 AM
CDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
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