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Tropical Storm BETA


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TROPICAL STORM BETA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM EDT FRI OCT 28 2005
 
...SUSTAINED 58 MPH WINDS IN THE ISLAND OF PROVIDENCIA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN COAST OF NICARAGUA
FROM BLUEFIELDS NORTHWARD TO CABO GRACIAS A DIOS NEAR THE
NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER...AND ADJACENT ISLANDS.  A HURRICANE
WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLAND OF PROVIDENCIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF NICARAGUA SOUTH OF BLUEFIELDS TO THE BORDER
WITH COSTA RICA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHEASTERN COAST
OF HONDURAS FROM LIMON EASTWARD TO CABO GRACIAS A DIOS NEAR THE
NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.  A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BETA WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  81.3 WEST...NEAR OR
OVER THE ISLAND OF PROVIDENCIA.  THIS IS ALSO ABOUT 155 MILES...
250 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA.
 
BETA IS MOVING BETWEEN THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND NORTH NEAR 5 MPH...7
KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.  ON THIS MOTION...THE CENTER OF BETA WILL CONTINUE TO BE
NEAR OR OVER THE ISLAND OF PROVIDENCIA FOR A FEW MORE HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND
BETA COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT OR ON SATURDAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  40 MILES... 65 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  REPORTS FROM PROVIDENCIA RELAYED BY THE
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF COLOMBIA INDICATE THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF
58 MPH....93 KM/HR WERE JUST RECORDED ON THE ISLAND...AND NUMEROUS
REPORTS OF ROOF DAMAGE.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 7 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
POSSIBLE ON PROVIDENCIA AS THE CENTER OF BETA PASSES NEARBY.  STORM
SURGE FLOODING OF 8 TO 13 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS POSSIBLE
ALONG THE EASTERN COAST OF NICARAGUA NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE
THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM BETA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 10 TO
15 INCHES ACROSS NORTHEASTERN HONDURAS...NICARAGUA... SAN ANDRES
...AND PROVIDENCIA... WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES
POSSIBLE.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM EDT POSITION...13.4 N... 81.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 65 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 990 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
  
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