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Tropical Storm DORA


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TROPICAL STORM DORA ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 AM PDT TUE JUL 05 2005

...DORA MOVING A LITTLE FASTER WEST-NORTHWESTWARD NEAR THE
SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...
 
AT 2 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM PUNTA SAN TELMO TO LA FORTUNA...AND HAS
DISCONTINUED ALL WARNINGS EAST OF LAZARO CARDENAS.  A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF
MEXICO FROM LAZARO CARDENAS TO LA FORTUNA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 2 AM PDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 103.3 WEST OR ABOUT  100
MILES... 160 KM...SOUTHEAST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.  THIS IS ALSO
ABOUT  115 MILES... 180 KM...WEST OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
DORA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER
WILL MOVE NEAR OR ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO IN THE WARNING AREA
TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES
... 55 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE
SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO FROM ACAPULCO TO MANZANILLO...
WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.  THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 2 AM PDT POSITION...17.9 N...103.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 8 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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