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Tropical Storm JOHN


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TROPICAL STORM JOHN ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112006
200 AM PDT SUN SEP 03 2006

...JOHN MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL BAJA CALIFORNIA...
...POTENTIAL FOR LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES STILL
EXISTS...  
 
AT 2 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING SOUTH OF BAHIA MAGDALENA ON THE WEST
COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE EAST COAST OF
BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM BAHIA SAN JUAN BAUTISTA TO SAN EVARISTO.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS EFFECT ALONG THE WEST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA FROM PUNTA EUGENIA SOUTHWARD TO BAHIA MAGDALENA.  
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN AND NEAR THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA...BAJA
CALIFORNIA....AND NORTHWESTERN MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS
OF JOHN.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOHN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.1 WEST OR ABOUT 50
MILES... 75 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF LORETO MEXICO AND ABOUT 210 MILES
...340 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PUNTA EUGENIA MEXICO.
 
JOHN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND JOHN IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  A SHIP LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 60 MILES...95 KM...
NORTHEAST OF JOHN RECENTLY REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 43 MPH. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM
TOTALS UP TO 18 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
BAJA PENINSULA.  THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO FROM LA CRUZ TO GUAYMAS
COULD SEE 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10
INCHES.  THESE AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS
AND MUD SLIDES OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
 
REPEATING THE 200 AM PDT POSITION...26.3 N...112.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME/STEWART
 
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