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Tropical Storm GAMMA


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TROPICAL STORM GAMMA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
6 AM CST SAT NOV 19 2005
 
...GAMMA MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE NORTHWESTERN 
   CARIBBEAN SEA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE COAST OF BELIZE
AND FOR THE BAY ISLANDS OF HONDURAS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS
ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF
MEXICO FROM THE BELIZE-MEXICO BORDER NORTHWARD TO PUNTA GRUESA.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR BELIZE WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED LATER
THIS MORNING.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN COAST OF THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA FROM NORTH OF PUNTA GRUESA NORTHWARD TO TULUM. 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA SHOULD MONITOR
THE PROGRESS OF GAMMA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 6 AM CST...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GAMMA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.1 NORTH... LONGITUDE 86.3 WEST OR ABOUT 130
MILES... 205 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BELIZE CITY AND ABOUT 230
MILES... 365 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF TULUM MEXICO.
 
GAMMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH... 9 KM/HR. 
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER TODAY 
OR TONIGHT. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES
...165 KM...MAINLY NORTH OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
TROPICAL STORM GAMMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES OVER NORTHERN BELIZE...WESTERN
CUBA...AND THE EASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE. RAINFALL SHOULD GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE ACROSS NORTHERN BELIZE LATER TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 6 AM CST POSITION...17.1 N... 86.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 9 AM CST.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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