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Tropical Storm LESTER


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TROPICAL STORM LESTER INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM PDT TUE OCT 12 2004
 
...LESTER CONTINUING ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO WEST OF ACAPULCO WITH
GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM PUNTA MALDONADO WESTWARD
TO ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
AT 11 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LESTER WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.3 WEST OR ABOUT
35 MILES...  55 KM...WEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO.
 
LESTER IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR  8 MPH... 13 KM/HR... AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST EXPECTED DURING THE DAY
WEDNESDAY. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER WILL BE VERY NEAR OR POSSIBLY
ON THE COAST OF MEXICO IN THE WARNING AREA LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY
WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
... 75 KM...MAINLY SOUTH OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...
ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN COAST OF MEXICO.  THESE
RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES IN
MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM PDT POSITION...16.7 N... 100.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR  8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 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 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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