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Tropical Storm GAMMA


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TROPICAL STORM GAMMA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  16A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
6 PM CST SAT NOV 19 2005
 
...GAMMA REMAINS POORLY ORGANIZED... STILL CENTERED NOT FAR OFF THE
COAST OF HONDURAS AND MOVING SLOWLY...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE BAY ISLANDS OF
HONDURAS.
 
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 PM CST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GAMMA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  84.7 WEST OR ABOUT
245 MILES... 395 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BELIZE CITY AND ABOUT 65
MILES... 95 KM... NORTHEAST OF LIMON HONDURAS.
 
GAMMA IS MOVING ERRATICALLY NORTHEASTWARD AT ABOUT 6 MPH... 10
KM/HR.  A CONTINUED SLOW MOTION TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTHEAST IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH... 75 KM/HR... WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES... 165 KM
TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.  SOME GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE
COULD STILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
HONDURAS TO THE SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF GAMMA.
 
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 ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA...
WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE.  RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.
RAIN BANDS SOUTH OF GAMMA COULD CAUSE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA.  ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER BELIZE
AND THE EASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO.
 
REPEATING THE 6 PM CST POSITION...16.4 N... 84.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST 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 PM CST.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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