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Hurricane OLAF


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TROPICAL STORM OLAF INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  17A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM PDT TUE OCT 07 2003
 
...OLAF CONTINUES INLAND...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM PUNTA SAN TELMO TO
CABO CORRIENTES.
 
AT 5 AM PDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OLAF WAS LOCATED
INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 19.6 NORTH... LONGITUDE 104.6 WEST OR
ABOUT 30 MILES...50 KM...NORTH OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
OLAF IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR  6 MPH ... 9 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
ON THIS TRACK THE CENTER WILL CONTINUE MOVING OVER LAND TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 80 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STEADY WEAKENING IS LIKELY DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
... 75 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  998 MB...29.47 INCHES.
 
ABOVE NORMAL TIDES...ALONG WITH LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES...ARE
OCCURRING ALONG THE COAST IN THE WARNING AREA.  THESE TIDES AND
WAVES SHOULD BEGIN TO DIMINISH TODAY.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH OLAF. THESE RAINS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM PDT POSITION...19.6 N...104.6 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 6 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 998 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 FRANKLIN
 
 
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