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Tropical Storm DORA


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TROPICAL STORM DORA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT TUE JUL 05 2005
 
...DORA STILL CLOSE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS 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 8 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 18.3 NORTH... LONGITUDE 104.3 WEST OR ABOUT 50
MILES... 80 KM... SOUTH OF MANZANILLO MEXICO AND ABOUT 180 MILES...
295 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
DORA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH ...20 KM/HR
...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS. ON THIS TRACK... THE CENTER WILL MOVE NEAR 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 ZIHUATENEJO 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 8 AM PDT POSITION...18.3 N...104.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 11 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 2 PM
PDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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