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Tropical Storm ADRIAN


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TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM PDT WED MAY 18 2005
 
...ADRIAN CONTINUES MOVING NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD EL SALVADOR AND
GUATEMALA...
... A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED LATER TODAY...
 
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 11 AM PDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 10.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  92.9 WEST OR ABOUT
270 MILES... 440 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE GUATEMALA-EL SALVADOR
BORDER.
 
ADRIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH...15 KM/HR. THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  60 MPH... 95 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 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
OUTER RAINBANDS CONTAINING GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
ARE ALREADY AFFECTING THE COASTAL AREAS OF GUATEMALA...AND COULD
BEGIN AFFECTING EL SALVADOR LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.  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 11 AM PDT POSITION...10.9 N... 92.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 60 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 2 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB/STEWART
 
 
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