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Hurricane EMILY


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HURRICANE EMILY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  30A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2005
 
...EMILY OVER YUCATAN...EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO
LATER TODAY...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CABO ROJO MEXICO NORTHWARD
TO BAFFIN BAY TEXAS. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36
HOURS.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE YUCATAN PENINSULA FROM
CHETUMAL NORTHWARD TO CABO CATOCHE...THEN WESTWARD AND SOUTHWARD TO
CAMPECHE...INCLUDING COZUMEL AND THE ISLAS MUJERES. PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD HAVE ALREADY BEEN COMPLETED.
 
AT 8 AM...1200 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE COAST OF
BELIZE FROM BELIZE CITY NORTHWARD TO THE BELIZE-MEXICO BORDER HAS
BEEN DISCONTINUED. 
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
SATELLITE IMAGES AND DATA FROM CANCUN RADAR INDICATE THAT AT 8 AM
EDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EMILY WAS LOCATED OVER
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA NEAR LATITUDE 21.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 88.9
WEST JUST NORTHWEST OF TIZIMIN OR ABOUT 50 MILES...80 KM...EAST-
NORTHEAST OF MERIDA MEXICO.
 
EMILY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR. 
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  EMILY
IS EXPECTED TO EMERGE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO LATER THIS MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 100 MPH...160
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. EMILY IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME RE-STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED WHEN EMILY
MOVES BACK OVER WATER. 
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  60 MILES... 95 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 150 MILES...240 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  975 MB...28.79 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING ON THE CARIBBEAN SIDE OF THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA WILL BE DIMINISHING DURING THE DAY TODAY.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO 12 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM EDT POSITION...21.2 N... 88.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...100 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 975 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
$$
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