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Hurricane OTIS


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TROPICAL STORM OTIS INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  17A...CORRECTION
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM PDT SUN OCT 02 2005
 
...CORRECTION TO THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING ON THE PACIFIC COAST OF
BAJA CALIFORNIA...

...OTIS WEAKENS TO TROPICAL STORM...

AT 5 AM PDT...1200Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS REPLACED THE
HURRICANE WARNING WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE PACIFIC
COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM AGUA BLANCA NORTHWARD
TO PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO...AND HAS DISCONTINUED THE HURRICANE WATCH
FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA. TROPICAL
STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA FROM CABO SAN LUCAS TO PUNTA ABREOJOS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM SAN EVARISTO
SOUTHWARD TO EAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT WATCH ALONG THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM NORTH OF SAN
EVARISTO NORTHWARD TO MULEGE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE NEAR BOTH COASTS OF THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
OTIS. WATCHES OR WARNINGS COULD BE EXTENDED NORTHWARD LATER TODAY.
 
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 HTROPICAL STORM OTIS OTIS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.5 NORTH... LONGITUDE 111.8 WEST OR ABOUT
120 MILES...195 KM... WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 165 MILES... 265 KM...SOUTH OF CABO SAN LAZARO
MEXICO.
 
OTIS IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR  3 MPH... 6 KM/HR...AND A SLOW
MOTION TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. THE CENTER OF OTIS IS CURRENTLY FORECAST TO REMAIN WEST OF
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. HOWEVER...ANY
MOTION TO THE RIGHT OF THE FORECAST TRACK COULD BRING THE CENTER
NEAR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA ON SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...115 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  90 MILES...150 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
OTIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THROUGH
MONDAY...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM PDT POSITION...22.5 N...111.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR  3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 70 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 990 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
8 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
  
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