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Hurricane LANE


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HURRICANE LANE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132006
1100 PM PDT SAT SEP 16 2006
 
...LANE WEAKENING INLAND BUT PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL...
...FLOODING AND MUD SLIDES POSSIBLE...
 
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 1100 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE LANE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 25.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.5 WEST OR ABOUT 35 MILES
...55 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF CULIACAN MEXICO...AND ABOUT 160
MILES...260 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 75 MPH...120 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 FARTHER INLAND...AND LANE WILL LIKELY
WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM IN A FEW HOURS.
 
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 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA REMAINS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.  WATER LEVELS WILL
GRADUALLY DECREASE ON SUNDAY MORNING.
 
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 1100 PM PDT POSITION...25.3 N...107.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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