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Tropical Storm HUMBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL092007
1000 PM CDT WED SEP 12 2007

...HUMBERTO STRENGTHENS SOME MORE AS ITS CENTER APPROACHES THE UPPER
TEXAS COAST...

AT 10 PM CDT...0300Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM SARGENT TEXAS
WESTWARD IS DISCONTINUED.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT
FROM EAST OF SARGENT TEXAS TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1000 PM CDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 94.6 WEST OR ABOUT 25
MILES... 40 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS AND ABOUT 45
MILES... 70 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HIGH ISLAND TEXAS.
 
HUMBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR
...AND THIS GENERAL DIRECTION OF MOTION WITH SOME INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK THE CENTER SHOULD BE CROSSING THE UPPER TEXAS COAST WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA EARLY ON THURSDAY.
 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT
THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS...AND WINDS COULD BE
APPROACHING HURRICANE FORCE OVER A SMALL AREA CLOSE TO WHERE THE
CENTER CROSSES THE COAST.  

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE TRACK OF
HUMBERTO THROUGH EASTERN TEXAS AS WELL AS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM ACCUMULATIONS OF 15 INCHES
POSSIBLE.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES
LANDFALL.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS AND
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.
 
REPEATING THE 1000 PM CDT POSITION...29.0 N...94.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 100 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400
AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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