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Tropical Storm LANE


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TROPICAL STORM LANE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
1100 AM PDT FRI SEP 15 2006
 
...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER REPORTS LANE JUST BELOW
HURRICANE STRENGTH...NOW MOVING NORTH-NORTHWEST...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA
SOUTH OF AGUA BLANCA ON THE PACIFIC COAST AND SOUTH OF BUENA VISTA
ON THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA COAST.  A HURRICANE WARNING ALSO REMAINS
IN EFFECT 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.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH ARE IN EFFECT FROM
MANZANILLO TO LA CRUZ.  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. HURRICANE WARNINGS COULD BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THIS
AREA LATER TODAY.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF THE GULF
OF CALIFORNIA NORTH OF LA CRUZ TO HUATABAMPITO....AND FOR THE GULF
OF CALIFORNIA COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTH OF BUENA VISTA TO
LORETO.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 AM PDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LANE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 106.3 WEST OR ABOUT 135
MILES...215 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO AND ABOUT 300
MILES...485 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO.
 
LANE IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17
KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS
TRACK...THE CENTER OF LANE IS FORECAST TO REMAIN OFFSHORE. 
HOWEVER...ONLY A SLIGHT DEVIATION TO THE RIGHT COULD BRING THE
CENTER VERY NEAR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO WITHIN THE WATCH AND
WARNING AREAS.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS...AND LANE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTER IS 989
MB...29.20 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES CAN BE
EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW NEAR THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF
LANE.
 
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.  TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA.  THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM PDT POSITION...20.2 N...106.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70
MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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