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Hurricane IGNACIO


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HURRICANE IGNACIO ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM PDT MON AUG 25 2003

...IGNACIO RESUMES A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD DRIFT...HURRICANE WARNINGS
DOWNGRADED FOR A PORTION OF THE COASTLINE...
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS REPLACED THE
HURRICANE WARNING WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE WEST COAST
OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF BAHIA MAGDALENA AND FOR THE EAST COAST
OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF LA PAZ.
 
AT 8 PM PDT....0300 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED
ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA FROM SAN EVARISTO TO LA PAZ.
 
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ARE NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...THE WEST COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF PUERTO SAN
ANDRESITO...THE EAST COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF LA PAZ AND
FROM LORETO TO SAN EVARISTO.
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 24.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.6 WEST OR ABOUT 25
MILES...40 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF LA PAZ MEXICO.
 
IGNACIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 3 MPH
... 6 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE
NEXT 24 HOURS...BRINGING THE CENTER OF IGNACIO INLAND OVERNIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. IGNACIO IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM OVERNIGHT.
 
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  989 MB...29.21 INCHES.
 
EXTREME STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES OR MORE ARE LIKELY
IN THE WARNING AREA.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 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 PM PDT POSITION...24.5 N...110.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 75 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 989 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 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 2 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/COBB

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