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Tropical Storm ADRIAN


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TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT WED MAY 18 2005

...RARE TROPICAL STORM CONTINUES MOVING NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD 
EL SALVADOR AND GUATEMALA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE COAST OF EL
SALVADOR...AND THE PACIFIC COAST OF GUATEMALA. A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF EL
SALVADOR AND GUATEMALA LATER TODAY.
 
INTERESTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
THIS SYSTEM.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 8 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE  93.5 WEST OR ABOUT 
295 MILES... 475 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE GUATEMALA-EL SALVADOR
BORDER.
 
ADRIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  8 MPH...13 KM/HR. THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THIS TRACK...OUTER RAINBANDS CONTAINING
GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY BEGIN TO AFFECT THE
COASTAL AREAS OF GUATEMALA AND EL SALVADOR LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
... 75 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS OF NEAR 20 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...CAN BE EXPECTED IN
ASSOCIATION WITH ADRIAN. THIS SYSTEM ALSO HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OVER OTHER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA
DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM PDT POSITION...11.1 N... 93.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR  8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 50 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL 
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE 
ADVISORY AT 2 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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