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Tropical Storm LANE


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TROPICAL STORM LANE ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
200 PM PDT THU SEP 14 2006
 
...LANE STRENGTHENS...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE...

AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ADJUSTED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING...WHICH NOW EXTENDS FROM LAZARO CARDENAS TO
EL ROBLITO...AND INCLUDES THE ISLAS MARIAS.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WATCH
FOR THE ISLAS MARIAS. A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MANZANILLO TO CABO CORREIENTES. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT
HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY
WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS IN SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA AND ELSEWHERE ALONG THE COAST
OF NORTHWESTERN MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF LANE.
 
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 CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LANE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 105.2 WEST OR ABOUT 95
MILES...155 KM...SOUTHWEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO AND ABOUT 460 MILES
...740 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO.
 
LANE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/HR. A
TURN TO THE NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF LANE
WOULD REMAIN OFF THE COAST OF MEXICO TONIGHT.  HOWEVER...TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE WARNING
AREA TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED AND ARE NOW NEAR 60 MPH...95
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED AND
LANE IS FORECAST TO REACH HURRICANE STRENGTH DURING THE NEXT 12 TO
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER 
AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS...CAN BE EXPECTED IN
ASSOCIATION WITH LANE.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. 
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...17.9 N...105.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 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 FRANKLIN
 
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