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Hurricane MARTY


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HURRICANE MARTY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2003
 
...MARTY MOVES OVER SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA
FROM BAHIA MAGDALENA SOUTHWARD ON THE WEST COAST AND FROM MULEGE
SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST...AND FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO
FROM TOPOLOBAMPO TO GUAYMAS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM
PUNTA ABREOJOS TO BAHIA MAGDALENA ON THE WEST COAST...AND NORTH OF
MULEGE TO BAHIA SAN JUAN BAUTISTA ON THE EAST COAST.  A HURRICANE
WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO FROM SOUTH
OF TOPOLOBAMPO TO ALTATA...AND NORTH OF GUAYMAS TO BAHIA KINO.
 
AT 5 AM PDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARTY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 23.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 109.6 WEST OR NEAR SAN JOSE DEL
CABO IN SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
MARTY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 12 MPH ...19 KM/HR...AND A
SLIGHT INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY.  ON THIS TRACK
THE CENTER WILL MOVE OVER THE SEA OF CORTES LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 100 ...160
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS LIKELY TODAY DUE TO
THE INFLUENCE OF LAND.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES... 55 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 145 MILES...230 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  973 MB...28.73 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 8 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST IN THE WARNING AREA NEAR WHERE THE
HURRICANE WINDS ARE BLOWING ONSHORE.  THIS FLOODING MAY BE
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...
ARE LIKELY NEAR THE PATH OF THE HURRICANE.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM PDT POSITION...23.2 N...109.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...100 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 973 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 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH/LAWRENCE
 
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