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Tropical Storm BETA


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TROPICAL STORM BETA ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT THU OCT 27 2005
 
...RECORD 23RD TROPICAL STORM OF SEASON FORMS IN SOUTHWESTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA...
...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA...

AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF COLOMBIA HAS ISSUED A
HURRICANE WATCH IN ADDITION TO THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING ALREADY IN
EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE CARIBBEAN COAST
OF NICARAGUA FROM THE BORDER WITH COSTA RICA NORTHWARD TO CABO
GRACIAS A DIOS NEAR THE NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER...AND ADJACENT
ISLANDS.  HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITHIN THE NEXT 36
HOURS WITHIN THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AREA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BETA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 11.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 81.8 WEST OR ABOUT 75
MILES... 125 KM... SOUTH OF SAN ANDRES ISLAND AND ABOUT 140
MILES... 230 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BLUEFIELDS NICARAGUA.
 
BETA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH... 7 KM/HR... AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES... 55 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.

TROPICAL STORM BETA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 10 TO
15 INCHES ACROSS WESTERN PANAMA... COSTA RICA... AND NICARAGUA...
WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM EDT POSITION...11.4 N... 81.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 8 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 AM
EDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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