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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  20A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1 PM CDT SUN JUL 13 2003
 
...CLAUDETTE WOBBLING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TEXAS GULF COAST FROM
PORT OCONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE...AND FOR THE MEXICAN COAST FROM THE
U.S. BORDER TO RIO SAN FERNANDO.

AT 1 PM CDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 92.4 WEST OR ABOUT 315
MILES...505 KM...EAST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
 
CLAUDETTE HAS MOVED LITTLE OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS...BUT IS EXPECTED
TO RESUME A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...8 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.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
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 1 PM CDT POSITION...25.3 N... 92.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  5 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.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 4 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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