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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM EDT WED JUL 09 2003
 
...CLAUDETTE PASSING SOUTH OF JAMAICA WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN
STRENGTH...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA FROM CHETUMAL TO CABO CATOCHE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR JAMAICA AND GRAND
CAYMAN.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LITTLE CAYMAN
AND CAYMAN BRAC.
 
AT 2 PM EDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE  78.6 WEST OR ABOUT
190 MILES...305 KM...SOUTHWEST OF KINGSTON JAMAICA.
 
CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 24 MPH...39 KM/HR.  A
GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR  65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  UPPER LEVEL WINDS ARE NOT CURRENTLY FAVORABLE FOR
DEVELOPMENT...AND LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160 MILES
...260 KM MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
ABOVE NORMAL TIDES ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING
WAVES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF JAMAICA.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE LIKELY IN ASSOCIATION
WITH CLAUDETTE.  SATELLITE IMAGERY AND RADAR DATA FROM JAMAICA SHOWS
RAINBANDS SPREADING OVER JAMAICA AT THIS TIME.
 
REPEATING THE 2 PM EDT POSITION...15.8 N... 78.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 65 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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