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Tropical Storm DORA


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TROPICAL STORM DORA ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM PDT MON JUL 04 2005

...DORA MOVING PARALLEL TO THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO FROM ACAPULCO WESTWARD TO PUNTA SAN
TELMO. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM WEST OF PUNTA SEL TELMO WESTWARD
TO MANZANILLO. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36
HOURS.
 
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 TROPICAL STORM DORA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.2 NORTH... LONGITUDE 101.3 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES... 65 KM... SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
DORA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  9 MPH...15 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER WILL MOVE NEAR OR ALONG THE COAST
OF MEXICO IN THE WARNING AREA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES
... 55 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE
SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO FROM ACAPULCO TO PUNTA SAN TELMO...
WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.  THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM PDT POSITION...17.2 N...101.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 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 STEWART
 
 
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