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Tropical Storm ADRIAN


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TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT THU MAY 19 2005
 
...ADRIAN A LITTLE STRONGER...OUTER RAINBANDS ALREADY REACHING THE
COASTS OF EL SALVADOR AND GUATEMALA...

AT 8 AM PDT...1500Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH FOR THE PACIFIC COAST
OF GUATEMALA FROM SIPACATE EASTWARD TO THE GUATEMALA-EL SALVADOR
BORDER.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH ARE NOW IN
EFFECT FROM SIPACATE GUATEMALA TO THE EL SALVADOR-HONDURAS BORDER.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
HONDURAS...INCLUDING THE GOLFO DE FONSECA...AND FOR GUATEMALA FROM
SIPACATE WESTWARD TO THE GUATEMALA-MEXICO BORDER.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE 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 12.5 NORTH... LONGITUDE 90.9 WEST OR ABOUT
140 MILES... 225 KM... SOUTHWEST OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR.
 
ADRIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH...15 KM/HR...
AND A GENERAL NORTHEASTWARD MOTION...WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED...IS LIKELY OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE
CENTER OF ADRIAN WILL BE VERY NEAR THE COAST WITHIN THE WARNING
AREA LATER TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
POSSIBLE BEFORE LANDFALL...AND ADRIAN COULD BE NEAR HURRICANE
STRENGTH AT THE TIME OF LANDFALL. A UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WILL FLY INTO ADRIAN LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  70 MILES
...110 KM FROM THE CENTER...MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE
CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  994 MB...29.35 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.  THESE RAINS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
POSSIBLE NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM PDT POSITION...12.5 N... 90.9 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 994 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 KNABB/AVILA
 
 
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