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Tropical Storm CARLOS


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TROPICAL STORM CARLOS INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM PDT THU JUN 26 2003
 
...CARLOS STRENGTHENS WHILE MAKING LANDFALL ALONG THE COAST OF
MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN COAST OF
MEXICO FROM SALINA CRUZ TO ZIHUATANEJO. INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG
THE SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF CARLOS.
 
AT 11 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CARLOS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE  97.8 WEST OR ALONG THE
COAST OF MEXICO ABOUT 30 MILES...50 KM...NORTHWEST OF PUERTO
ESCONDIDO.
 
CARLOS IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR  6 MPH... 9 KM/HR...AND A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON
FRIDAY.  THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL STORM SHOULD MOVE INLAND OR
ALONG THE SOUTHERN COAST OF MEXICO ON FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...105 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS LIKELY AS THE CENTER MOVES
INLAND.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  70 MILES
...110 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  994 MB...29.35 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR THE PATH OF CARLOS.  THESE RAINS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES IN
MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM PDT POSITION...16.2 N... 97.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR  6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 65 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 2 AM PDT...FRIDAY.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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