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Hurricane LANE


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HURRICANE LANE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  10A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
1100 PM PDT FRI SEP 15 2006
 
...HURRICANE LANE CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE
ISLAS MARIAS...
...OUTER RAINBANDS AFFECTING SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE OF
SINALOA...

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
MEXICO FROM EL ROBLITO TO ALTATA.   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 HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLAS MARIAS.

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 TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT ALONG
THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO SOUTH OF EL ROBLITO TO CABO CORRIENTES.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO
NORTH OF ALTATA TO HUATABAMPITO....AND FOR THE EAST 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 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LANE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 22.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 106.8 WEST OR ABOUT 70 MILES
...110 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF MAZATLAN MEXICO AND ABOUT 200 MILES
...320 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO.
 
WHILE THE CENTER OF LANE HAS RECENTLY WOBBLED TO THE NORTH...IT HAS 
GENERALLY BEEN MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD NEAR 10 MPH...15 KM/HR.
THIS GENERAL NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED. 
ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LANE IS FORECAST TO MOVE
VERY NEAR OR ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO WITHIN THE WARNING
AREA OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ANY DEVIATION TO THE RIGHT OF THE
FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING THE CENTER OF THE HURRICANE INLAND
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 110 MPH...175 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.   THIS MAKES LANE A STRONG CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND LANE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A
MAJOR HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 967 MB...28.56 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF UP TO 6 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 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
THE WEST CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...FROM COLIMA TO PUERTO VALLARTA
AND CULIACAN...AND OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA.  ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 25 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL MEXICO.  THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM PDT POSITION...22.2 N...106.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...967 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME/KNABB
 
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