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Tropical Storm LARRY


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TROPICAL STORM LARRY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1 AM CDT SUN OCT 05 2003

...RECONNAISSANCE PLANE FINDS LARRY STILL OFFSHORE...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT
ALONG THE GULF COAST OF MEXICO FROM VERACRUZ TO CIUDAD DEL CARMEN.
 
DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE INDICATE THAT AT 1 AM CDT...0600Z
...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LARRY WAS STILL OFFSHORE NEAR
LATITUDE 18.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  93.4 WEST...OR ABOUT 75
MILES...NORTHEAST OF COATZACOALCOS MEXICO.
 
LARRY HAS BEEN MOVING LITTLE DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS BUT A DRIFT
TOWARD THE SOUTH NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/HR IS EXPECTED TODAY. THIS WOULD
BRING THE CENTER OF LARRY INLAND LATER TODAY.
 
DATA FROM THE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS REMAIN NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR... WITH HIGHER GUSTS MAINLY
OVER WATER.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM TO
THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE WAVES IS ESTIMATED TO BE OCCURRING AT THIS
TIME.
 
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
MEXICO.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOOD AND
MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 1 AM CDT POSITION...18.5 N... 93.4 W.  MOVEMENT...
NEARLY STATIONARY.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.  MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 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 AVILA
 
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