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Tropical Storm LANE


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TROPICAL STORM LANE ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
200 AM PDT FRI SEP 15 2006

...LANE CONTINUING TO SLOWLY STRENGTHEN AS IT PARALLELS THE PACIFIC
COAST OF MEXICO...
...SEVERAL CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNING REQUIRED...
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS REPLACED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND HURRICANE WATCH WITH A HURRICANE WARNING
FOR THE ISLAS MARIAS.  A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED
TO COMPLETION.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM EL ROBLITO NORTHWARD
TO LA CRUZ.  ALSO AT 200 AM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS
CANCELED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF
MEXICO FROM PUNTA SAN TELMO SOUTHWARD TO LAZARO CARDENAS.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM PUNTA SAN TELMO TO LA
CRUZ. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM
WATCH ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM LA CRUZ TO ALTATA. A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF
MEXICO FROM MANZANILLO TO CABO CORRIENTES.  A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS
THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN
THIS CASE WITHIN 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM BUENA VISTA SOUTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST AND
FROM AGUA BLANCA SOUTHWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST.
 
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 LANE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 106.0 WEST OR ABOUT 110
MILES...180 KM...WEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO AND ABOUT 365 MILES...585
KM...SOUTHEAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO.
 
LANE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR...AND
A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY.  ON
THIS TRACK...LANE IS FORECAST TO REMAIN OFFSHORE.  HOWEVER...ONLY A
SLIGHT DEVIATION TO THE RIGHT COULD BRING THE CENTER OF LANE VERY
NEAR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO WITHIN THE WATCH AND WARNING
AREAS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS...AND LANE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 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 200 AM PDT POSITION...19.1 N...106.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 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/KNABB
 
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