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Hurricane ADRIAN


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HURRICANE ADRIAN ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM PDT THU MAY 19 2005

...CENTER OF HURRICANE VERY NEAR THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR...

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE COAST OF EL
SALVADOR.
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA HAS DOWNGRADED THE
HURRICANE WARNING TO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE PACIFIC COAST
OF GUATEMALA EAST OF SIPICATE TO THE BORDER OF EL SALVADOR...AND
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FROM SIPICATE WESTWARD TO THE
GUATEMALA-MEXICO BORDER.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
HONDURAS...INCLUDING THE GOLFO DE FONSECA.
 
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 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ADRIAN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 13.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  89.6 WEST OR VERY NEAR THE
COAST OF EL SALVADOR AND ABOUT   35 MILES...  55 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 BE MOVING INLAND OVER EL SALVADOR DURING THE NEXT
FEW HOURS AND OVER HONDURAS ON FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS...IN A SMALL AREA NEAR THE CENTER. ADRIAN IS
A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. STRONGER
WINDS...ESPECIALLY IN GUSTS...ARE LIKELY OVER ELEVATED TERRAIN. 
ADRIAN WILL WEAKEN AFTER MOVING INLAND.

HAM RADIO REPORTED A WIND GUST TO 81 MPH...130 KM/HR...AT COMALAPA
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LOCATED ABOUT 15 MILES... 25 KM...
SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF SAN SALVADOR.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  15 MILES... 30 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO  70 MILES...110 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  985 MB...29.09 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...ALONG
WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND
TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM PDT POSITION...13.4 N... 89.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 80 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 985 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 11 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 2 AM
PDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH

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