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Tropical Storm ADRIAN


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TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   7A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM PDT THU MAY 19 2005
 
...ADRIAN MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARD CENTRAL AMERICA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT
FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF GUATEMALA AND 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 5 AM PDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 91.3 WEST OR ABOUT 175
MILES...285 KM...SOUTHWEST OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR.
 
ADRIAN IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH...14 KM/HR...
AND A GENERAL NORTHEASTWARD MOTION WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS LIKELY OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THE FORECAST TRACK BRINGS
THE CENTER OF ADRIAN VERY NEAR THE COAST WITHIN THE WARNING AREA BY
LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  60 MPH... 95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
ADRIAN IS EXPECTED TO 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  60 MILES... 95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  997 MB...29.44 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 5 AM PDT POSITION...12.2 N... 91.3 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
8 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA/KNABB
 
 
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