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Tropical Storm HENRIETTE


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TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112007
800 PM PDT MON SEP 03 2007

...OUTER RAIN BANDS OF HENRIETTE APPROACHING THE BAJA PENINSULA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA
PENINSULA FROM LA PAZ SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST...AND FROM SANTA
FE SOUTHWARD ON THE WEST COAST...INCLUDING CABO SAN LUCAS. 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 WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE BAJA PENINSULA FROM
NORTH OF LA PAZ TO LORETO ON THE EAST COAST AND FROM NORTH OF 
SANTA FE TO PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO ON THE WEST COAST. A HURRICANE
WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.8 WEST OR ABOUT 175
MILES...280 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 200 MILES...325 KM...WEST OF CABO CORRIENTES
MEXICO.
 
HENRIETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR...AND
A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THIS TRACK THE CENTER OF
HENRIETTE IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA
PENINSULA TUESDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  HENRIETTE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BEFORE REACHING
THE BAJA PENINSULA.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 981 MB...28.97 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW NEAR THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF
HENRIETTE.
 
HENRIETTE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3
TO 5 INCHES ALONG THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.  OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES POSSIBLE.   THESE RAINS COULD
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...20.6 N...108.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...981 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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