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Tropical Storm LARRY


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TROPICAL STORM LARRY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
7 PM CDT THU OCT 02 2003
 
...LARRY DRIFTING SLOWLY...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE COAST OF THE BAY OF CAMPECHE FROM VERACRUZ TO CAMPECHE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 24 HOURS.  A HURRICANE WATCH
MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA
WITHIN 36 HR.
 
AT 7 PM CDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LARRY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 20.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  94.0 WEST OR ABOUT 170 MILES
...270 KM...NORTHEAST OF VERACRUZ MEXICO.
 
LARRY IS DRIFTING VERY SLOWLY AND ERRATICALLY TOWARD THE SOUTH.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR  60 MPH... 95 KM/HR... WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 145 MILES...230 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  REPORTS FROM THE HURRICANE HUNTER INDICATE THAT
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE CLOSE TO THE MEXICAN COAST SOUTHWEST
OF THE CENTER...AND THESE WINDS COULD SPREAD ONSHORE IN THE WARNING
AREA TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTER
IS  994 MB...29.35 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS SHOULD
GRADUALLY INCREASE ALONG THE COAST OF BAY OF CAMPECHE TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY...ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES.  THIS
FLOODING IS EXPECTED WHEREVER THE WINDS ARE BLOWING ONSHORE.
 
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
MEXICO AND THE SOUTHWESTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA.  THESE RAINS COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 7 PM CDT POSITION...20.5 N... 94.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...DRIFTING SOUTH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 60 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 994 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
10 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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