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Tropical Storm DORA


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TROPICAL STORM DORA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM PDT MON JUL 04 2005
 
...DORA SKIRTING THE SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS 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 IS IN PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF
MEXICO FROM PUNTA SAN 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 5 PM PDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 17.0 NORTH... LONGITUDE 101.0 WEST OR ABOUT 50 MILES
... 80 KM...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 SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE 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 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 5 PM PDT POSITION...17.0 N...101.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 8 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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