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Hurricane IGNACIO


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HURRICANE IGNACIO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  12A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM PDT SUN AUG 24 2003
 
...HURRICANE IGNACIO MOVING VERY SLOWLY NEAR EXTREME SOUTHEAST COAST
OF BAJA CALIFORNIA...
 
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 5 PM PDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 23.8 NORTH... LONGITUDE 109.2 WEST OR ABOUT 75
MILES...121 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF LA PAZ IN SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
IGNACIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 4 MPH...6
KM/HR...AND A GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS. THE CENTER OF IGNACIO IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING
VERY CLOSE TO THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA
TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES... 35 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO  85 MILES...140 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  970 MB...28.64 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 12 TO 16 INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER...ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE WARNING AREA.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 6 TO 8 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 5 PM PDT POSITION...23.8 N...109.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 4 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 970 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 8 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/COBB
 
NNNN


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