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Hurricane BETA


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TROPICAL STORM BETA ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 PM EST SUN OCT 30 2005
 
...BETA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT MOVES FARTHER INLAND...

AT 4 PM EST...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF NICARAGUA HAS ADJUSTED ITS
WARNINGS...DISCONTINUING THE HURRICANE WARNING FROM BLUEFIELDS
NORTHWARD...AND THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING SOUTH OF BLUEFIELDS.
THESE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
WHICH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM BLUEFIELDS NORTHWARD TO PUERTO CABEZAS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 4 PM EST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BETA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 12.7 NORTH... LONGITUDE 84.4 WEST OR ABOUT 65
MILES... 100 KM... NORTHWEST OF BLUEFIELDS NICARAGUA.
 
BETA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR  7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  A WEST TO
WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED UNTIL THE CIRCULATION
DISSIPATES OVER WESTERN NICARAGUA ON MONDAY.  THE REMNANTS OF BETA
ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE GENERALLY WESTWARD INTO THE EASTERN NORTH
PACIFIC.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED...AND BETA SHOULD BECOME A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVERNIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  70 MILES
...110 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
HURRICANE BETA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10
TO 15 INCHES ACROSS NICARAGUA AND EASTERN HONDURAS... WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 25 INCHES POSSIBLE.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2
TO 3 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
EL SALVADOR AND PARTS OF SOUTHERN HONDURAS.

REPEATING THE 4 PM EST POSITION...12.7 N... 84.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR  7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 65 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 7 PM EST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 PM EST.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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