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Hurricane IGNACIO


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HURRICANE IGNACIO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  17A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM PDT MON AUG 25 2003
 
...IGNACIO NEARLY STATIONARY NORTHWEST OF LA PAZ MEXICO...
...HEAVY RAINFALL AND DANGEROUS MUD SLIDES WILL CONTINUE...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA FROM SAN EVARISTO TO LA PAZ. THE HURRICANE WARNING WILL
LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED TUESDAY MORNING.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO...AND FOR THE EAST COAST
OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SOUTH OF LA PAZ AND FROM LORETO TO SAN EVARISTO.
 
AT 11 PM PDT...0600Z...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 HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY AND A SLOW DRIFT TO THE
WEST-NORTHWEST OR NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS...AND THIS COULD BRING THE CENTER OF IGNACIO INLAND ON
TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. IGNACIO IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM ON TUESDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES... 35 KM...
MAINLY NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  70 MILES...110 KM.
 
THE 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 AREAS.  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 11 PM PDT POSITION...24.5 N...110.6 W.  MOVEMENT
NEARLY STATIONARY.  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.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 2 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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