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Tropical Storm ALETTA


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TROPICAL STORM ALETTA ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP012006
200 PM PDT SAT MAY 27 2006

...ALETTA CONTINUES TO MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THE MEXICAN RIVIERA...
...NEW TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND WATCH ISSUED...
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING FOR THE SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM
PUNTA MALDONADO WESTWARD TO TECPAN DE GALEANA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM
WATCH FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM EAST OF PUNTA MALDONADO
EASTWARD TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS ALSO IN
EFFECT FROM WEST OF TECPAN DE GALEANA WESTWARD TO ZIHUATANEJO.
 
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 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM
ALETTA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.5 WEST
OR ABOUT 100 MILES...160 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO AND
ABOUT 135 MILES...220 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF PUNTA MALDONADO MEXICO.
 
ALETTA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...
MAINLY EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
OUTER RAIN BANDS ACCOMPANIED BY LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ONSHORE TODAY AND TONIGHT ALONG THE
SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...CAN BE EXPECTED
ALONG THE SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO.

REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...15.6 N...100.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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