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Hurricane MARTY


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TROPICAL STORM MARTY ADVISORY NUMBER  19
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2003

..MARTY WEAKENING OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF THE
BAJA PENINSULA FROM BAHIA SAN JUAN BAUTISTA NORTHWARD TO THE MOUTH
OF THE COLORADO RIVER...AND FOR MAINLAND MEXICO FROM BAHIA KINO
NORTHWARD TO THE MOUTH OF THE COLORADO RIVER.  THESE WARNINGS WILL
LIKELY BE LOWERED LATER THIS MORNING.
  
AT 8 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARTY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 29.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.4 WEST.  THIS POSITION IS
OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 115 MILES...190
KM...SOUTHEAST OF SAN FELIPE MEXICO.
 
MARTY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...
AND A CONTINUED DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR  40
MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS
FORECAST TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES
...185 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS SHOULD
BE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TODAY.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...
ARE LIKELY IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARTY OVER MEXICO.  THESE RAINS COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
RAINFALL COULD SPREAD INTO THE EXTREME SOUTH PORTION OF THE
SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES AND RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 4
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM PDT POSITION...29.8 N...113.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 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 LAWRENCE
 
 
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