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Hurricane STAN


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HURRICANE STAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  13A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
7 AM CDT TUE OCT 04 2005

CORRECTED FOR DISTANCE FROM VERACRUZ
 
...STAN NEARING THE MEXICAN COAST...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COAST OF MEXICO
FROM PALMA SOLA SOUTHWARD AND EASTWARD TO CHILITEPEC.  ALL
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD HAVE ALREADY BEEN
COMPLETED. 
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF PALMA SOLA
TO CABO ROJO. 

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 7 AM CDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE STAN WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 18.7 NORTH... LONGITUDE 94.7 WEST OR ABOUT 105 MILES...
195 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF VERACRUZ MEXICO.
 
STAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH... 16 KM/HR.  A
CONTINUED SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY.  ON THIS TRACK... STAN IS EXPECTED TO MAKE
LANDFALL WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  80 MPH...130 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STAN IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE POSSIBLE BEFORE
LANDFALL.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  15 MILES... 30 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 105 MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  979 MB...28.91 INCHES.
 
STAN IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 5 TO 10 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER PORTIONS
OF SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES
POSSIBLE.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
 
REPEATING THE 7 AM CDT POSITION...18.7 N... 94.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...SOUTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 75 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 979 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 10 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/KNABB
 
 
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