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Tropical Storm DOLLY


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TROPICAL STORM DOLLY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  15A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042008
100 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2008
 
...SLOW-MOVING DOLLY DUMPING TORRENTIAL RAINS ON SOUTH TEXAS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TEXAS COAST FROM
BROWNSVILLE TO PORT ARANSAS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 100 AM CDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLLY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 98.3 WEST OR ABOUT 75
MILES... 120 KM...NORTHWEST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
 
DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  A
CONTINUED MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO...WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED UNTIL THE
SYSTEM DISSIPATES ON FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WEAKENING AS IT MOVES FARTHER
INLAND...AND IT COULD BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY OR
TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 986 MB...29.12 INCHES.
 
DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12
INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES...OVER PORTIONS OF
SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...CAUSING
WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN THESE AREAS.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING WILL SUBSIDE THIS MORNING.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS THIS
MORNING.
 
REPEATING THE 100 AM CDT POSITION...26.7 N...98.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60
MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
400 AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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