Skip Navigation Links weather.gov   
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
National Hurricane Center
Local forecast by
"City, St" or "ZIP"

 
Alternate Formats
   Text     |   Mobile
   Email   |   RSS XML/RSS logo
   About Alternates
Cyclone Forecasts
   Latest Advisory
   Past Advisories
   Audio/Podcasts
   About Advisories
Marine Forecasts
   Atlantic & E Pacific
   Gridded Marine
   About Marine
Tools & Data
   Satellite | Radar
   Analysis Tools
   Aircraft Recon
   GIS Datasets
   Data Archive
Development
   Experimental
   Research
   Forecast Accuracy
Outreach & Education
   Prepare
   Storm Surge
   About Cyclones
   Cyclone Names
   Wind Scale
   Most Extreme
   Forecast Models
   Breakpoints
   Resources
   Glossary | Acronyms
   Frequent Questions
Our Organization
   About NHC
   Mission & Vision
   Staff | Q&A
   Visitors | Virtual Tour
   Library Branch
   NCEP | Newsletter
Contact Us
   Comments
Follow the National Hurricane Cent
er on Facebook Follow the National Hurricane Center on Twitter
FirstGov.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.
 
 

Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


ZCZC MIATCPAT4 ALL 
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM 
BULLETIN HURRICANE CLAUDETTE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 26B 
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 
2 AM CDT TUE JUL 15 2003

...CLAUDETTE MOVING WESTWARD TOWARD THE CENTRAL TEXAS COAST...

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE TEXAS COAST FROM
BAFFIN BAY TO HIGH ISLAND. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN
EFFECT NORTH OF HIGH ISLAND TEXAS TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SOUTH OF BAFFIN BAY TO
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.

AT 2AM CDT...0700Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE CLAUDETTE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 27.9 NORTH... LONGITUDE 94.8 WEST OR ABOUT 155 MILES
EAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS.

CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL LANDFALL OCCURS ALONG THE
CENTRAL TEXAS COAST LATER THIS EVENING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THIS
MAKES CLAUDETTE A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE SCALE. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST BEFORE
CLAUDETTE MAKES LANDFALL.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES FROM THE
CENTER. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE OCCURRING ALONG THE UPPER
TEXAS COAST FROM GALVESTON ISLAND NORTHEASTWARD. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD SOUTHWARD ALONG THE CENTRAL TEXAS
COAST AS CLAUDETTE MOVES CLOSER TO LAND TODAY.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT REMAINS AT 988 MB...29.18 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. A STORM SURGE OF 5 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS HAS BEEN REPORTED AT GALVESTON PLEASURE PIER SO FAR THIS
MORNING. IN ADDITION... LARGE SWELLS HAVE BEEN IMPACTING THE
SHORELINES ELSEWHERE 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 2 AM CDT POSITION......27.9 N... 94.8 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 988 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 AM CDT. 

FORECASTER JARVINEN/STEWART

NNNN


Quick Navigation Links:
Tropical Cyclone Forecasts  -  Tropical Marine Forecasts  -  Data Archive
Outreach  -  Prepare  -  About Cyclones  -  About NHC  -  Contact Us

NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
National Hurricane Center
11691 SW 17th Street
Miami, Florida 33165-2149 USA
nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov
Disclaimer
Credits
Information Quality
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities
Page last modified: Monday, 07-Feb-2005 16:50:03 UTC