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Tropical Storm HENRIETTE


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TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112007
200 PM PDT FRI AUG 31 2007
 
...HENRIETTE A LITTLE STRONGER...SOAKING ACAPULCO...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM LAGUNAS DE CHACAHUA TO MANZANILLO.
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
HURRICANE WATCH FROM MANZANILLO TO CABO CORRIENTES. A HURRICANE
WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO SHOULD CLOSELY
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 101.0 WEST OR ABOUT 85
MILES...140 KM ...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO.
 
HENRIETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17
KM/HR. ON THIS TRACK...THE CORE OF THE CYCLONE WILL BE MOVING CLOSE
TO THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF MEXICO...BUT ANY DEVIATION TO THE NORTH OF
THE TRACK WOULD BRING STRONGER WINDS TO THE COAST. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  HENRIETTE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE
DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM
FROM THE CENTER. THE METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF MEXICO INDICATED THAT
ACAPULCO HAS EXPERIENCED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EARLIER THIS
AFTERNOON.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

HENRIETTE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF MEXICO FROM GUERRERO TO
JALISCO...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES.
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES ARE POSSIBLE. ACAPULCO
HAS RECEIVED ALMOST 4 INCHES OF RAIN DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS.
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...16.2 N...101.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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