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Hurricane IGNACIO


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HURRICANE IGNACIO ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT MON AUG 25 2003

...IGNACIO STILL POUNDING SOUTHEAST COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA...HEAVY
RAINS CONTINUE...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA FROM SOUTH OF SAN EVARISTO ON THE EAST COAST AND SOUTH OF
BAHIA MAGDALENA ON THE WEST COAST.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM LORETO TO SAN EVARISTO AND FROM PUERTO
SAN ANDRESITO TO BAHIA MAGDALENA. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO
IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO FROM ALTATA
TO TOPOLOBAMPO.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO
NORTH OF TOPOLOBAMPO TO HUATABAMPITO.
 
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY IN THE WARNING AREA SHOULD
HAVE BEEN COMPLETED.
 
AT 8 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 24.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.0 WEST OR ABOUT 20
MILES...35 KM...NORTHEAST OF LA PAZ MEXICO.
 
IGNACIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR  3 MPH... 6 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
ON THIS TRACK THE CENTER WILL REMAIN VERY NEAR THE SOUTHEAST COAST
OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS LIKELY IF THE CENTER REMAINS
OVER WATER.  HOWEVER...WEAKENING WILL OCCUR IF IGNACIO MOVES OVER
LAND.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES... 35 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO  70 MILES...110 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  980 MB...28.94 INCHES.

STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE WARNING AREA.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE CENTER REACHES THE
COAST.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM PDT POSITION...24.3 N...110.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR  3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 85 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 980 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 2 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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