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Hurricane HENRIETTE


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HURRICANE HENRIETTE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  19A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112007
500 AM PDT TUE SEP 04 2007
 
...OUTER BANDS OF HENRIETTE APPROACHING SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA
PENINSULA FROM LORETO SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST...AND FROM BAHIA
MAGDALENA 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 AND A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE WEST COAST OF THE BAJA PENINSULA FROM BAHIA MAGDALENA NORTHWARD
TO PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO. 

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF THE BAJA
PENINSULA FROM LORETO NORTHWARD TO MULEGE. A HURRICANE WATCH IS
ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO FROM ALTATA
NORTHWARD TO GUAYMAS. 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 500 AM PDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HENRIETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.3 WEST OR ABOUT 80
MILES...125 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
HENRIETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...16
KM/HR...AND A NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK THE
CENTER OF HENRIETTE IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR OVER THE SOUTHERN
BAJA PENINSULA BY THIS AFTERNOON.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  HENRIETTE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SOME INTENSIFICATION IS POSSIBLE PRIOR TO HENRIETTE MAKING
LANDFALL OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES...220 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 978 MB...28.88 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 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.   THESE RAINS COULD
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM PDT POSITION...21.9 N...109.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME
 
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