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Hurricane JAVIER


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TROPICAL STORM JAVIER ADVISORY NUMBER  33
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM PDT SAT SEP 18 2004
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM
BAHIA MAGDALENA TO PUNTA ENGENIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM
NORTH OF PUNTA ENGENIA TO SAN JOSE DE LAS PALOMAS.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JAVIER WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 113.5 WEST OR ABOUT  
80 MILES... 130 KM... WEST-SOUTHWEST OF CABO SAN LAZARO MEXICO.
 
JAVIER IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR  8 MPH...13 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
LATER TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH... 
65 KM/HR... WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES
...140 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE VALUES OF 1 TO 2 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS ARE
POSSIBLE NEAR AND TO THE RIGHT OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY ON THE WESTERN COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH
THE CYCLONE.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS
AND MUD SLIDES. 
 
REPEATING THE 2 PM PDT POSITION...24.4 N...113.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH 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.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 8 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER BLAKE/LAWRENCE
 
 
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