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Hurricane MARTY


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TROPICAL STORM MARTY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  19A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
  
AT 11 AM PDT...1800Z...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM
MARTY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.5 WEST. 
THIS POSITION IS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 110
MILES...175 KM...SOUTHEAST OF SAN FELIPE MEXICO.
 
MARTY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...139 KM/HR...
AND A CONTINUED DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ESTIMATED NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS FORECAST AND MARTY WILL
LIKELY BE DOWNGRADED TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER 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 SHOULD BE GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TODAY.
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 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 HAS SPREAD TO THE BORDER BETWEEN MEXICO AND THE
SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES...AND RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 4
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THIS AREA OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM PDT POSITION...30.0 N...113.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 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.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
2 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE 

 
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