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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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WTNT34 KNHC 141433
TCPAT4
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 AM CDT MON JUL 14 2003

...CLAUDETTE CONTINUING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...WARNINGS ISSUED...
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500 UTC...A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG THE
TEXAS COAST FROM BAFFIN BAY TO SAN LOUIS PASS.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT
NORTH OF SAN LOUIS PASS TO CAMERON LOUISIANA.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE HURRICANE WATCH IS DISCONTINUED FOR
THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF MEXICO.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SOUTH OF BAFFIN BAY TO
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  92.7 WEST OR ABOUT
285 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS.
 
CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH.  A TURN
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
THIS MOTION COULD BRING THE CENTER OF CLAUDETTE NEAR THE TEXAS
COAST ON TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  65 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME
STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND CLAUDETTE
COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES FROM THE
CENTER.  SEVERAL SHIPS IN THE NORTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO HAVE
REPORTED 40-50 MPH WINDS DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  991 MB...29.26 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE
CENTER CROSSES THE COAST.  SWELLS ARE NOW IMPACTING THE SHORELINES
ALONG THE TEXAS COAST AND ARE CREATING ABOVE NORMAL TIDES AND
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS.

STORM TOTAL RAINFALL OF 5 TO 8 INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION
WITH CLAUDETTE.

REPEATING THE 10 AM CDT POSITION...26.9 N... 92.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 65 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 991 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 BEVEN


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