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Tropical Storm ALETTA


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TROPICAL STORM ALETTA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP012006
1100 PM PDT SAT MAY 27 2006
 
...ALETTA DRIFTING SOUTHEASTWARD OFF THE MEXICAN COAST...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT 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.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO
FROM EAST OF PUNTA MALDONADO EASTWARD TO PUERTO ESCONDIDO...AND 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 1100 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALETTA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.8 WEST OR ABOUT 
125 MILES...200 KM...SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO.
 
ALETTA HAS BEEN DRIFTING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST...BUT THIS IS LIKELY
JUST A TEMPORARY MOTION.  A SLOW NORTHWARD OR NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON SUNDAY.  THE CENTER IS FORECAST TO BE
APPROACHING THE COAST OF MEXICO BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 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 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
RAIN BANDS ASSOCIATED WITH ALETTA WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE
SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM PDT POSITION...15.3 N...100.8 W.  MOVEMENT...
STATIONARY.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 200 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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