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Hurricane LANE


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HURRICANE LANE ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
800 PM PDT SAT SEP 16 2006
 
...HURRICANE LANE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN...
...HEAVY RAINFALL...FLOODING...AND MUD SLIDES STILL A THREAT...

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
MEXICO FROM MAZATLAN NORTHWARD TO ALTATA.  THE HURRICANE WARNING
WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED SUNDAY MORNING.
 
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 HURRICANE LANE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 25.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.4 WEST OR ABOUT 30 MILES
...50 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF CULIACAN MEXICO...AND ABOUT 150
MILES...240 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF MAZATLAN MEXICO.
 
LANE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH
A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LANE IS A WEAKENING CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS AS LANE MOVES FURTHER INLAND.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90
MILES...150 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 983 MB...29.02 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT.  TIDE LEVELS WILL
GRADUALLY DECREASE ON SUNDAY.  
 
TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
THE WEST-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF
15 TO 25 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF WEST-CENTRAL
MEXICO.  THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH
FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...25.0 N...107.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 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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