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Tropical Storm LANE


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TROPICAL STORM LANE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
800 PM PDT THU SEP 14 2006

...LANE GETTING BETTER ORGANIZED...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE...
 
AT 800 PM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE
WATCH AND A TROPICAL STORM WARNING ALONG THE COAST OF THE BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM BUENA VISTA SOUTHWARD ALONG THE EAST
COAST...AND FROM AGUA BLANCA SOUTHWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST.  A
HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN
THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.  A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LAZARO CARDENAS NORTHWARD
TO EL ROBLITO...INCLUDING THE ISLAS MARIAS.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLAS MARIAS.  A
HURRICANE WATCH IS ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MANZANILLO NORTHWARD
TO CABO CORRIENTES.
 
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 800 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LANE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 105.3 WEST OR ABOUT 75
MILES...125 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO AND ABOUT 430
MILES...690 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO.
 
LANE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 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 ARE 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.

TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE
WEST CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6
INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS.  THIS RAINFALL COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...18.4 N...105.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS/STEWART
 
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